Jesus Staying in School for Now

jesusportraitmainJesus will keep hanging around the halls of an Ohio middle school, for now, despite a federal lawsuit requesting his removal.

The portrait of Jesus, which has hung in the same place for 6 years, first came under fire Jan. 2 when Jackson City Schools Superintendent Phil Howard received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The organization had received "a disturbing report" about the portrait, along with a photo showing it hanging in the school, the letter said.

Then the ACLU got involved, filing suit last week with another group in the U.S. district court on behalf of an unidentified student and two parents in the school district.

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