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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Monday, May 21, 2007

Public High School Prevents Student Christian Bible Club; Thomas More Law Center Sues

"ANN ARBOR, MI – For over nine months Aaron Grider, a sophomore at Farmington High School in Michigan, has been unsuccessfully trying to get his Christian Bible club recognized by the school as an official noncurriculum-related student club in order to receive the same benefits as other student clubs at the school. School officials told him that because his group’s purpose was religious, and not secular, it would not become a recognized student group. Aaron contacted the Thomas More Law Center, a national Christian legal advocacy group based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

The Thomas More Law Center announced today it has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Aaron, his parents and the Bible Club, “ALIVE,” in the Federal District Court in Detroit. The lawsuit alleges that the Farmington Public Schools and several school officials violated Aaron’s constitutional and statutory rights by refusing to give a student-led Bible club the same rights as other student-led groups." Continue reading here....


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