The Supreme Court has declined to review the case of teacher Brad Johnson’s “God Banners.” Johnson’s classroom was adorned with patriotic banners that noted the references to God in the Nation’s important documents.
Last September, the patriotic “God banners” in Poway teacher Brad Johnson’s classroom were ruled unconstitutional by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals. The appellate decision reversed that of the district court, which had previously written a strong ruling finding in Johnson’s favor.
The district court ruled in his favor in 2010, saying the school district displayed unConstitutional viewpoint discrimination when it required him to drop his banners, but did not do the same for other religious viewpoints that Continue reading →
In a case that has fallen from public view, the Thomas More Law Center has continued to defend Poway teacher Brad Johnson’s right to display banners in his classroom that contain patriotic quotes with “God” in them:
In a classic example of discrimination against anything Christian, the School District allowed religious classroom displays by other teachers, including displays included a 35 to 40-foot string of Tibetan prayer flags Continue reading →