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Elected officials should take stronger stance
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Forsyth County News

I am very disappointed in [U.S. Rep.] Doug Collins and [Georgia Lt. Gov.] Casey Cagle, who say they are concerned about religious freedom and stand behind the [West Forsyth High School] cross-county runner who was disqualified [from the state meet] because of a Bible verse on his headband. 

There is nothing in the rule book about writing on a headband. It has been done before with no objection. The [Georgia High School Association] stated "while not against the rules, the meet officials have final say.” In other words, they can discriminate as they please. 

Collins and Cagle get a little press about their outrage, but do nothing.  I call that political posturing.


Paul Cummings