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Peck's 2nd poster as he submitted it for the kindergarten assignment

FAITH UNDER FIRE
Kindergartner fights for Jesus poster for 10 years
3rd appeal in decade-long battle over child’s portrait of Christ


Posted: October 14, 2009
9:13 pm Eastern

By Chelsea Schilling
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

A former kindergarten student has been fighting a legal battle for 10 years after his teacher and principal censored his art project because it included a figure of Jesus.

The boy’s poster was displayed for part of one day on a cafeteria wall, just like 80 other student posters, with one exception – his drawing was folded in half to conceal Jesus.

poster as it was displayed in the cafeteria (folded to hide Jesus)

poster as it was displayed in the cafeteria (folded to hide Jesus)

Why is this story important? Because this child’s Constitutional rights are being denied. There is no “separation of Church and state” in the US Constitution. Here is the First Amendment as it is written:

Amendment I

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

H/T:  Chelsea Schilling

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