Jessica Ahlquist Won!
January 12, 2012
In a win for church and state separation, and after a long and stressful fight, Jessica Ahlquist has won her lawsuit to have the prayer banner removed from her public school.
You’ve probably heard about it already, so I won’t restate what everyone else has said, but we are very happy to have Jessica as a volunteer and appreciate all of the hard work that she and her family have done in the name of our country’s constitution. This is definitely a win for the first amendment!
Thank you to everyone involved and to all of Jessica’s supporters!
About the Author: Dren Asselmeier
Dren Asselmeier does student outreach as a campus organizer at the Center for Inquiry. She got her start as an organizer while interning at Center for Inquiry–Michigan in 2008. She stayed until 2010 as a volunteer campus coordinator, and was CFI–Michigan Freethinker of the Year in 2009, as well as president of Center for Inquiry–Grand Valley State University. Dren has a B.A. in English from Grand Valley State University. She is the president of Buffalo Area Non-Profit Professionals, an event volunteer at Buffalo Subversive Theatre, and a contributor to the Buffalo Storyteller Hour.
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