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WEDNESDAY, NOV 20, 2013  |  6 comments
Supreme Court: OK to fire teacher for 'religious symbols'

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that Mount Vernon City Schools properly fired middle school science teacher John Freshwater because his refusal to eliminate religious symbols from the classroom — excluding his Bible — was insubordination.

While the school district unconstitutionally overstepped its bounds in ordering Freshwater to remove his personal Bible from his desk, it properly told him not to “engage in any activity that promotes or denigrates a particular religion or religious beliefs while on board property, during any school activity” or when he was teaching, the court declared today. ...


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News Item11/25/13 3:19 AM
John Beechy  Find all comments by John Beechy
And what about the religious symbols that permeate courtrooms and other State buildings?

Supreme Court Levitical Priesthood

The Levitical Priesthood Of Tennessee

The Police = The High Priest's Servants
Crimes = Sins
The Jail = The Ward
The Courthouse = The Temple
The Courtroom = The Holy Place
The Judge = The High Priest
The Bench = The Altar
The Bar = The Veil
Lawyers = Intercessors
Pleas = Prayers
Being Guilty of a Crime = Being Guilty of a Sin
Criminals = Sinners
Fines = Sin Offerings
Court Costs = Heave Offering
The Supreme Court = The Holy of Holies
The Judicial System = The Levitical Priesthood

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News Item11/22/13 4:30 PM
John s  Contact via emailFind all comments by John s
Display of posters on a classroom wall are for one purpose, teaching. Teaching whatever the content of the posters.
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News Item11/20/13 7:32 PM
Mike | New York  Find all comments by Mike
John s wrote:
And had he displayed Mormon, Islamic or Wiccian materials would you feel the same way? The court ruled he was improperly disciplined for having a personal bible. What more do you want?
He was fired for insubordination. That's all. The court ruled he wasn't protected by the first amendment because he *wasn't* using them in the exercise of religion:

From the news, quote from the chief justice: "Freshwater’s First Amendment rights did not protect the display of these items,” O’Connor wrote, “because they were not a part of his exercise of his religion. Freshwater’s willful disobedience of these direct orders demonstrates blatant insubordination.”

So he got fired for possession, not use.

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News Item11/20/13 7:03 PM
John s  Contact via emailFind all comments by John s
And had he displayed Mormon, Islamic or Wiccian materials would you feel the same way? The court ruled he was improperly disciplined for having a personal bible. What more do you want?
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News Item11/20/13 3:15 PM
Sautar  Find all comments by Sautar
"The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 4-3 that Mount Vernon City Schools properly fired middle school science teacher"

The Ohio Supreme Court and the Mount Vernon City School are working against God and serving Satan.

May God have mercy on their souls.

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News Item11/20/13 4:42 AM
John Yurich USA | USA  Find all comments by John Yurich USA
This is totally ridiculous. The Ohio Supreme Court along with Mount Vernon, Ohio City Schools are in league with Satan for violating that teacher's First Amendment Freedom of Religion rights.
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