Jesus Has Left the Building

A federal judge ruled this past week that Jesus cannot hang (out) in a courthouse unless he’s accompanied by “other historical ‘lawgivers,’ including Moses, Charlemagne and Napoleon Bonaparte.” To be precise, the federal judge actually ruled that a painting depicting Jesus presenting the New Testament above the words, “To Know Peace, Obey These Laws” cannot hang in a Louisiana courthouse unless the context makes it clear that the courthouse is not endorsing a particular religion. Read more on this at The First Amendment Center.

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