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Woman Not Allowed To Wear Pro-Life Pin in Federal Building
February 8, 2010


Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.” (Matthew 28:16-20 NIV).

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It seems that this past Saturday, a woman who had participated in the March for Life in Washington was told by security guards that she had to remove her pro-life pin that she had on from the march before she entered the building.  She was told that you can’t wear religious or political items in a federal building.

…after searching her bag, two guards at the Gallery told her, “You’re good to go in, but first you need to remove that pro-life pin.”

“He was indicating the small lime green pin with the message ‘’ and the silhouette of a small hand inside that of a larger hand that I had attached to the lapel of my coat,” Duke writes today.

“The pin, they informed me, was a ‘religious symbol’ and a symbol of a particular political cause and it could not be worn inside a federal building,” Duke continues.

“Why, I asked, can I not wear a religious or political symbol inside a federal building? Bringing to bear the full weight of the supreme law of the land, the guards informed that it was a violation of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution: The combination of me, wearing a pro-life pin, in a federal building was a violation of the separation of church and state,” she explained.

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