nothing but a stony silence, however, when she questioned the basis of the biblical crucifixion story as a "projection of our violent society."Nice. Hey, even folks who don't shy away from a party that believes infanticide is just fine might draw a line at doubting the crucifixion of Christ and comparing God to an ogre.
"Is this a God?" Prejeans asked about the belief that God allowed his son, Jesus, to be sacrificed for the sins of humanity. "Or is this an ogre?"
She went on to criticize the alleged use of torture by the US, and repeated her oft-stated view that capital punishment is itself a form of torture. That part of course, roused the crowd into standing ovations.
I'm still looking for her entire address. Stay tuned.