Montana court upholds school's censorship of student's religious speech
Catholic World News - March 02, 2010
A Montana judge has ruled that a local public high school was justified in ordering a student to remove references to her Christian faith from a valedictory speech. Because the student, Renee Griffith, had rejected the demands from Butte High School, she was not allowed to deliver her address. Judge Gregory Todd said that the school's decision was aimed at "maintaining District neutrality towards religion, as is required by the Establishment Clause" of the First Amendment to the US Constitution. Lawyers representing Griffith intend to appeal the decision.
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