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Ohio School District Settles With ACLU, Agrees to Remove Jesus Portrait, Pay $95,000 Fine
The Christian Post ^ | October 7, 2013 | Michael Gryboski

Posted on 10/07/2013 8:49:52 AM PDT by Center2Right

A school district in Ohio has reached a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union to keep a portrait of Jesus Christ off school property and pay a $95,000 fine.

Jackson City School District agreed to the settlement Friday in response to legal action being pushed by the ACLU and the Wisconsin-based group the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

James Hardiman, legal director for the Ohio chapter of the ACLU, said in a statement that he believed the legal action should not have been needed.

"This case could have ended before it began if the school had simply acknowledged that it is not the government's place to endorse one specific religion in a public school that children are legally required to attend," said Hardiman.

Read full article at http://www.christianpost.com/news/ohio-school-district-settles-with-aclu-agrees-to-remove-jesus-portrait-pay-95k-fine-106092/

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TOPICS: US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: aclu; ffrf; jesus; school

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