Why I Want Picture of Jesus Removed from Public School


A picture of Jesus was taken down from an Ohio government school because of legal challenges. (I’ll get to why I’m in favor of the picture’s removal in a moment.) The picture has hung in Jackson Middle School since 1947 when schools didn’t need metal detectors and zero tolerance rules that will get a child expelled for biting a Pop-Tart in the shape of a gun:

“The decision to take the picture down came after a student and two parents, with help from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Ohio and the Freedom from Religion Foundation, had sued the school district. The lawsuit claimed the picture was unconstitutional, as it promoted a particular set of religious beliefs.”

How can a picture of Jesus be unconstitutional when the Constitution makes reference to Jesus Christ, albeit indirectly, in the Constitution?

“Done in Convention by the Unanimous Consent of the States present the Seventeenth Day of September in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Eighty seven and of the Independence of the United States of America the twelfth…”
Read the rest at Godfather Politics

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