More legal victories (by state)

Alabama

Where: Smiths Station High School in Lee County.

Violation: School broadcast a prayer over the loudspeaker prior to the first football game of the season and right after the national anthem.

Remedy: Broadcasted prayers have ceased.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Christopher Line.

Alabama

Where: Vestavia Hills Elementary East School.

Violation: A teacher promoted “Bring Your Bible to School Day” to students.

Remedy: School will cease promoting event to students.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Sam Grover.

Illinois

Where: Auburn Junior High School.

Violation: School had been raising funds to pay for an assembly by a preacher associated with Life Promotions, an evangelical organization that seeks to convert youth to Christianity.

Remedy: Assembly has been cancelled.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Colin McNamara.

Indiana

Where: Noblesville East Middle School.

Violation: Administration allowed a representative of the evangelical organization Young Life to attend the school’s lunch hour to speak with students.

Remedy: No further proselytizing will occur.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Ryan Jayne.

Indiana

Where: Fayette County School Corporation.

Violation: The email signature of an executive secretary in the district included the New Testament quote and citation: “Hope anchors the soul. Hebrews 6:19.”

Remedy: Signature no longer has quote.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Ryan Jayne.

Kentucky

Where: Paul Blazer High School in Ashland.

Violation: School’s football team employed a chaplain, who regularly led team in prayers.

Remedy: School no longer has chaplain for team.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Rebecca Markert.

Michigan

Where: Davison Area Senior Center.

Violation: Center advertised and promoted a trip to the Creation Museum and Ark Encounter, a Christian ministry run by creationist Ken Ham.

Remedy: Trip was canceled.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Christopher Line.

Mississippi

Where: Hamilton High School in Amory.

Violation: District employees gave preferential treatment to the organizers of a “prayer walk” by  allowing the event to occur without submitting an application or having a district employee present at the event — both of which are requirements of the school district’s rental policy.

Remedy: District employees instructed to follow policy as written.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Sam Grover.

Montana

Where: Kila Post Office.

Violation: Post office’s bulletin board and space around it had been used for several years to advertise the Kila Country Church’s summer bible camp.

Remedy: Board has been removed.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Madeline Ziegler.

New York

Where: Suffolk County Court-
house.

Violation: Judge posted fliers on boards around the courthouse promoting a “Red Mass,” which is “a solemn Mass invoking guidance of the Holy Spirit.”

Remedy: Fliers have been removed.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Rebecca Markert.

North Carolina

Where: Oxford Preparatory School.

Violation: School held Beta Club induction ceremonies for new members at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, which had religious iconography displayed during the event.

Remedy: Future events will be held on campus.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Patrick Elliott.

Virginia

Where: Eagle View Elementary School in Falls Church.

Violation: The school’s September e-newsletter included a message from a local church that promoted a community church block party along with a worship service.

Remedy: No further religious messages will be included in newsletters.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Patrick Elliott.

West Virginia

Where: Follansbee Middle School in Brooke County.

Violation: Gideons International distributed bibles to fifth-grade students.

Remedy: The group can longer hand out bibles in the district.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Patrick Elliott.

Wisconsin

Where: Reedsburg city park.

Violation: A “free pantry” with religious imagery and wording had been placed in a public park.

Remedy: The religious iconography and wording has been removed from the pantry.

FFRF attorney who handled case: Ryan Jayne.