The Columbia Free-Times (South Carolina) ran a brief article last week criticizing the governor and a state senator for getting into an online spat online over the religious beliefs of a possible political appointee. The article included this line:
Last time we checked, there was no religious litmus test for holding public office, and we hope there never will be.
Just one problem: South Carolina is one of the few states where there actually is a law in the state Constitution banning atheists from holding office.
It forced the alt-weekly to run this correction: