Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Passing Out Fliers in School - Only for Some

The parent of an elementary school student in the Hudson School District (NH) wanted to pass out fliers about a vacation Bible school. The school system has a policy that allows such things and a procedure to follow. Even though all the procedures were followed completely, the parent was not allowed to pass out the fliers. Representative from other groups, such as Cub Scouts and recreation committees, could do so. Apparently this family was denied their right because of the common misunderstanding of "separation of church and state."

Read the article here:

U.S Constitution clear on religious freedoms

(article published August 3, 2008, in the Nashua Telegraph)

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