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A US judge has dismissed a lawsuit against God on the grounds that "a plaintiff must have access to the defendant for a case to proceed", the BBC reports.

Sadly for Nebraska state senator Ernie Chambers, who'd sought a permanent injunction to put an end to the Almighty's "death, destruction and terrorisation of millions upon millions of the Earth's inhabitants", Judge Marlon Polk ruled: "Given that this court finds that there can never be service effectuated on the named defendant this action will be dismissed with prejudice."

Chambers, who said he may appeal, argued that the court's acknowledgement of God's existence in turn indicated "a recognition of God's omniscience". He reasoned: "Since God knows everything, God has notice of this lawsuit."

Chambers claimed he filed the lawsuit last year to show that "anyone can sue anyone else, even God". ®

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