Texas Cheerleaders Take Bible Banner Case to State Supreme Court

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TexasCheerleaders“If the opinion is not reversed, it will inevitably lead to the silencing of the speech of the cheerleaders — whose only desire is to cheer on their fellow students with a message of their own choosing and their own faith,” …

Cheerleaders from Kountze High School in Texas set up a banner covered with a Bible verse in preparation for the school’s football team to take the field by running through it.

Cheerleaders from a Texas high school have appealed a decision that declared moot a lawsuit they filed to have the right to use banners with Bible verses during public school sporting events.

A petition was filed Wednesday before the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of cheerleaders from Kountze High School and their families.

The appeal was filed by the Plano, Texas-based Liberty Institute and other attorneys regarding the recent Ninth Court of Appeals panel’s decision….

Read more: http://www.christianpost.com/news/texas-cheerleaders-take-bible-banner-case-to-state-supreme-court-124481/