Skip to comments.ACLU wants Ohio school's Jesus portrait removed; school says picture historically important
Posted on 02/07/2013 8:27:54 PM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin
CINCINNATI A portrait of Jesus that hangs prominently in an entranceway at a rural Ohio public school is in violation of the U.S. Constitution and should be removed, a federal lawsuit filed Thursday says.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation say the large portrait at Jackson Middle School unconstitutionally promotes religion. The two groups seek a court order requiring the school to remove the portrait and prohibiting its re-hanging or any substantially similar display in the future.
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The crucifixion of Christ is a historical fact.
He’s a bad influence. We should have portraits of obama and friends hanging in the entryways.
They should just go ahead and accelerate this crap to conclusion....let’s get it over with.
Chris Rock said Obama is kinda like the “boss” of the country. He’s our dad, so when he talks, you better listen so you don’t get your a_ _ kicked.
I`m making a list,
checkin it twice,
gonna find out who`s naughty and nice,
Santa Claus ain`t comin to town
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Madison, Wis.-based Freedom From Religion Foundation
Sorry that you got our nutcases from Madison, WI involved in this. Apparently they didn’t find enough trouble to cause in WI.
The ACLU can go # itself. That operation does not have an objective, impartial view of the 1st Amendment evidenced by at least the recent Benghazi film assault.
The real laugh is that what is presented as “Jesus” doesn’t likely look anything like him. Especially the long hair, since Netzers (men descended directly from David) never wore long hair; it was a dishonor.
The ACLU needs to find something else to direct their hatred toward.
We all wish him good luck with that initiative!
Some of us are old enough to not particularly care about what his vision is...
Many back down from the ACLU for reasons of cost. Given the tens of millions of Conservatives, a liberty defense fund for cases like this shouldn’t be a problem. BTW, Thomas More Law Center does good work.
You must understand, this is a very powerful picture! Much like anyone casting a gaze upon Medusa is turned to stone, anyone that so much as glances at this portrayal of Jesus will immediately become Christian. The horror of it all! Take it down now!!!! (just in case </s>)
Ask the ACLU:
What did Jesus look like?
How do you know?
Since you can’t prove this is a likeness of Jesus, the picture stays!
If the school district continues to maintain that the portrait is of Jesus Christ, they are going to lose in court.
If he school district were to claim the it is a portrait of Jesus Gonzalez who was a migrant farm worker back in the 1940’s the ACLU will lose in court.
[[A portrait of Jesus that hangs prominently in an entranceway at a rural Ohio public school is in violation of the U.S. Constitution]]
Really? It’s in violation? Could someone please spell out where exatly it points out that the constitution doesn’t say that congress shall NOT infringe upon ANYONE’S right to freedom of expression? And is that portrait FORCING ANYONE to obey a religion? No? Didn’t think so- THAT is what the cosntitutuion protects against-0 The government FORCING peopel to worship agaisnt hteir will under penalty of the law if they don’t worship- A paintign hanging in a hallway is NOT FORCING anyone- or coercign anyone, to worship anyone-
When the plaintiffs can prove that the school is forcign hte students to worship under penalty of the law IF they refuse, then they have a case- until then- It woudl be really nice if the left woudl grow a friggin spine and stop whining abotu imaginary ficticious injustices-
Actually, ridding the U.S. of those freedom-loving, liberty-minded, ruggedly independent, God-fearing Christians is a top priority at the aclu.
In order to take down America they first must eradicate, or at least neuter, those pesky followers of Jesus Christ.
But in their haste, they are really doing us a favor by taking down a blasphemous idol!
They are thrashing in their darkness.