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To: Always Right

"a student goes to jail if they say the word Jesus in a Graduation Speech"

I'm not familiar with that case. Which one was that?

I don't think it's twisted to recognize that men may have religious beliefs but a government cannot favor one belief over another. That's the very foundation of religious freedom.


20 posted on 07/11/2005 1:50:16 PM PDT by highball ("I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." -- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: highball
Here is one case, she did not go to jail but only because she followed the court order:

Guidry v. Broussard (1990) A high school valedictorian planned to devote a portion of her graduation speech to the importance of Jesus Christ in her life. The principal ordered her to remove the offending portion; she refused and was eliminated from the graduation program. The district court and the court of appeals upheld the principal’s action.

21 posted on 07/11/2005 1:58:32 PM PDT by Always Right
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To: highball
I'm not familiar with that case. Which one was that?

See posts 24 and 32.

38 posted on 07/12/2005 7:35:07 AM PDT by Always Right
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