Monday, November 2, 2009

May a Church Buy an Ad Just As Anyone Else May?

It's a question being raised in Peoria, Arizona. The high school's football boosters sell space for ads on the back of their scoreboard. Ads have run for Chili's and for Walmart.

But when a church bought the space for an with the name of the football team and the name of the church as sponsor of the ad, some are raising the issue of "separation of church and state." To do so, they must be saying that churches don't have the same rights as other organizations. Free speech is OK as long as it doesn't mention a church's name.

Read more on the ABC 15 website:

Peoria school attorney reviewing controversial church ad

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