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Quote: Richard Posner

"The idea that mere exposure to religious imagery, with no accompanying proselytizing, is a form of religious establishment has no factual support, as well as being implausible."

Judge Richard Posner, in a dissent from a 7-3 ruling by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, that a Wisconsin school district violated the First Amendment when it held its graduation ceremonies in a church.


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