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Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit
| JUAN A. LOZANO
Posted on 05/08/2013 7:27:39 PM PDT by TXZionista
HOUSTON (AP) - A judge ruled Wednesday that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games.
State District Judge Steve Thomas determined the Kountze High School cheerleaders' banners are constitutionally permissible. In a copy of the ruling obtained by Beaumont station KFDM, Thomas determined that no law "prohibits cheerleaders from using religious-themed banners at school sporting events."
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TOPICS: Current Events; Religion & Politics
Thank you judge for your all-to-rare sanity and good sense.
posted on 05/08/2013 7:39:29 PM PDT
(Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever.)
Wait, so freedom of speech is still legal?
posted on 05/08/2013 7:40:13 PM PDT
This judge nailed it! There is no law of any kind to prevent this. It is not prohibited by the Constitution either.
posted on 05/08/2013 7:41:24 PM PDT
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Some sanity for a change.
It’s about time they rule that public school students are not “the state” or “the church”
posted on 05/08/2013 9:54:50 PM PDT
Its about time they rule that public school students are not the state or the church
But that would set a bad precedent: it might lead to them not being considered subservient to the state.
posted on 05/08/2013 11:18:41 PM PDT
(Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
posted on 05/08/2013 11:19:28 PM PDT
What? You mean that cheerleaders are not powerful enough to establish a state religion by waving a banner? I thought those girls could do everything and spoke for the federal government.
posted on 05/09/2013 1:57:41 AM PDT
("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
... no law "prohibits cheerleaders from using religious-themed banners at school sporting events."
O RLY? I was sure the Texas legislature had thought to prohibit this dreadful crime, specifically!
posted on 05/09/2013 4:20:27 AM PDT
(Sarah is right.)
posted on 05/09/2013 5:14:17 AM PDT
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