Pike County OK with Bibles at schools

An eastern Kentucky school board says it won

MGN Online

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) - An eastern Kentucky school board says it won't stand in the way of religious people - particularly Christian students - from brining Bibles on to district campuses.

The Pike County Board of Education last week declined to sanction the use or distribution of religious materials at schools, but also opted not to ban the practice.

The Appalachian News-Express reported that board attorney Neal Smith concluded that there's no rule prohibiting students from carrying a Bible on campus.

The issue arose Tuesday after a group of parents, led by Joey Sussan, approached the board with concerns that Bibles weren't allowed in schools.

Sussan, who said he was representing Jesus Christ before the board, said such a ban would violate the rights of Christian students.

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