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Onward, Christian Lawyers!

Saturday, Apr. 22, 2006 12:44 AM

Three teenagers from Pennsylvania are suing their school district, claiming they were barred from quoting Biblical verses in school and expressing opposition to homosexuality.

The kids are being represented by the Alliance Defense Fund, a conservative group that subscribes to the whole 'War on Christians' thing, celebrating their superior spirituality by suing those who ain't got advance tickets for the Rapture Bus.

More specifically, the students were denied permission to put up a poster which included Bible verses and a Christian cross on the grounds that it would violate rules implemented to prevent discrimination. And they were told to call themselves a 'Prayer Club,' as opposed to the 'Bible Club.'

But, in keeping with the traditional homophobic mindset, the lawsuit proudly proclaims that the students believe homosexuality is a sin and they have the right to speak out about it. They wear their hatred like a merit badge.

Showing that they also don't do their homework, the lawsuit describes the district policy as, "... an Orwellian speech code policy that is vague, overbroad, provides for the unfettered discretion of government actors in suppressing speech, and suppresses the discussion of constitutionally protected viewpoints."

Big Brother was never vague or overbroad.

I can only imagine the 'unfettered discretion of government actors' is aimed against another boogeyman of the Christian right, activist judges. I'm sure that will impress the court.



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