Report: Obama, Chief Justice Roberts Sign Bible For King Family

The family of slain civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. asked President Barack Obama and Chief Justice John Roberts on Monday to sign the Bible used during the presidential swearing in, MSNBC reported on air.

Obama placed his hand on the Bible, which was used by King, when he took his oath of office to mark the beginning of his second term. The president and Roberts obliged the King family’s request. 

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