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ACLU seeks removal of Ohio school's Jesus portrait

CINCINNATI – A portrait of Jesus that hangs prominently in an entranceway at a rural Ohio public school is in violation of the U.S. Constitution and should be removed, a federal lawsuit filed Thursday says. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and ... read more

Groups: Remove Jesus portrait from Ohio school

The American Civil Liberties Union ... seeking comment. The 2,500-student district is in Jackson, a city of about 7,000 residents in mostly rural Appalachian Ohio. The superintendent of the Jackson City Schools, Phil Howard, said last month that the ... read more

Painting of Jesus comes down in Jackson school

Jackson City Schools ... the lawsuit. ACLU of Ohio spokesman Nick Worner said the district voluntarily agreed to remove the Jesus portrait during a U.S. District Court hearing yesterday afternoon concerning a restraining order seeking its removal until ... read more

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UPDATE: Settlement Permanently Removes Jesus Portrait

UPDATE 10/4/13 @ 3 p.m. JACKSON, Ohio (WSAZ) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio and the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) says they have settled a lawsuit against the Jackson City School ... seeking removal of a portrait of Jesus that ... read more

Jesus portrait forced off school wall by ACLU lawsuit

Jesus ... fate of a portrait of the savior of Christian faithful at one Ohio school, after the American Civil Liberties Union launched a lawsuit and demanded its removal. As part of the settlement, and to keep out of court, the Jackson City School District ... read more

School Sued over Portrait of Jesus

Ohio's Jackson City school district is fighting a lawsuit demanding the removal of a portrait of Jesus that has hung in a middle school hallway for 66 years. The American Civil Liberties Union and its partners contend the portrait is government endorsement ... read more

Lawsuit seeks removal of Jesus painting from school

Two groups today filed a lawsuit seeking the removal of a painting of Jesus that has hung in Jackson Middle School in southern ... the legal director of ACLU Ohio. “They have chosen to continue displaying the portrait, making legal action necessary ... read more

Ohio school's officials to decide response to federal lawsuit challenging Jesus portrait

CINCINNATI – A southern Ohio school board plans to decide Tuesday evening how to respond to a federal lawsuit seeking removal of a portrait of Jesus ... in the Jackson Middle School unconstitutionally promotes religion. The Jackson City Schools board ... read more

ACLU seeks removal of Jackson City, Ohio school's Jesus portrait

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A portrait of Jesus that hangs prominently in an entranceway at a rural Ohio public school is in violation of the U.S. Constitution and should be removed, a federal lawsuit filed Thursday says. The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio ... read more


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