December 4, 2012 | Posted in Religious Freedom | By

From Alliance Defending Freedom — “An elementary school has removed a sentence referring to “God” from a 1st-grader’s poem commemorating her grandfathers’ military service. The school forced the student to remove the sentence prior to presenting the poem at a Veteran’s Day ceremony last month.

“The censored sentence, referring to one of her grandfathers who served during the Vietnam War, read, ‘He prayed to God for peace, he prayed to God for strength.’Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Friday on behalf of McDowell County residents who are concerned that similar acts of unconstitutional censorship could occur again.”

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Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.