Friday, August 28, 2009

Woman accused of contempt for dinner blessing

From WorldNetDaily
Judge finds event was 'voluntary gathering outside of school' Posted: August 27, 2009 ~ 12:15 am Eastern By Alyssa Farah © 2009 WorldNetDaily A Florida school district worker whose husband read a prayer at a private banquet has been cleared of contempt accusations brought by the American Civil Liberties Union. The case arose after the Santa Rosa County School District in January agreed to eliminate all religious activity, including prayer, at school-sanctioned events. However, district worker Michelle Winkler was at a private banquet held at a Naval base to honor non-instructional school district employees and her husband read a brief blessing prior to the meal, according to reports of the case. The ACLU alleged that subjected her to contempt charges. Two other district employees also are facing charges for a similar but separate incident. [READ ENTIRE STORY]
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