The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


OK to wear religious clothing

Oregon officials are trying to help school districts apply the state's revised law on religious clothing.

Oregon repealed a ban on teacher religious dress originally enacted in 1923 to keep Roman Catholic nuns from teaching in public schools.

The new law, effective July 1, allows district employees to wear religious clothing unless it hinders the district's ability to "maintain neutrality" in the school environment.


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