Judge rejects lawsuit against God
March 15, 1999
Web posted at: 9:24 a.m. EST (1424 GMT)
SYRACUSE, New York (AP) A Pennsylvania man’s
lawsuit naming God as a defendant has been thrown
out by a court in Syracuse.
Donald Drusky, 63, of East McKeesport, Pennsylvania,
blames God for failing to bring him justice in a 30-year
battle against his former employer, the steelmaker now
called USX Corp.
The company fired him in 1968, when it was called U.S.
“Defendant God is the sovereign ruler of the universe
and took no correctiveaction against the leaders of his
Church and his Nation for their extremely serious wrongs,
which ruined the life of Donald S. Drusky,” the lawsuit
Drusky wanted God to return his youth and grant him the
guitar-playing skills of famous guitarists, along with
resurrecting his mother and his pet pigeon. If God failed
to appear in court, federal rules of civil procedure say he
must lose by default, Drusky argued.
U.S. District Judge Norman Mordue last week found the
suit — which also named former presidents Ronald
Reagan and George Bush, the television networks, all 50
states, every single American, all federal judges, and the
100th through 105th congresses as defendants — to be