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J.A. v. Nazareth Area School District

ADF files suit against school district that censored Pa. 1st grader’s John 3:16 valentine

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Summary

Nazareth Area School District unconstitutionally prohibited a 1st-grade student from distributing St. Valentine’s Day cards to his classmates because the cards contained a note that mentioned God and included the Bible verse John 3:16 after a sentence about the history of St. Valentine’s Day.

Case Documents

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Date
Trial Court
10/22/2014
Trial Court
4/7/2014

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Matt Sharp
Matt Sharp
Senior Counsel, Director of Center for Legislative Advocacy
Matt Sharp serves as senior counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he is the director of the Center for Legislative Advocacy.