The Democratic leader of the Alabama House is calling remarks by a Republican senator blasphemous. House Minority Leader Craig Ford reacted Friday to comments by Senator Shadrack McGill. McGill told a prayer breakfast in Fort Payne, "It's a biblical principle. If you double a teacher's pay scale, you'll attract people who aren't called to teach." The freshman senator said teaching is a calling, and people who are called to teach would do it regardless of the pay scale. Ford said he doesn't know what Bible McGill is reading, "but it's not the King James version."