All Charges Dropped Against Woman Who Vandalized Satanic Display in Florida Capitol

Late last year, we learned that The Satanic Temple’s display in the Florida State Capitol Building had been vandalized.

It turned out that the vandal was Susan Hemeryck, a 54-year-old Tea Party activist who wore a shirt with the phrase “Catholic Warrior” on it.

At the time, she said this about her crime:

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Facebook Post Inadvertently Reveals Elementary School Concert Featuring Christian Prayer and Songs About Jesus

In December, Bells Elementary School in Tennessee held a concert that not only opened with Christian prayers, but included songs about Jesus. While Christian music is allowed in holiday concerts, it can’t be so predominant that a reasonable person would suspect the school is promoting Christianity. Whatever the boundary line is, the school clearly crossed it.

And the reason we know it?

People were bragging about it on Facebook:



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Woman Who Vandalized Satanic Display in Florida Capitol Says Being Punished Would Be an Attack on Her Faith

Last month, we learned that The Satanic Temple’s display in the Florida State Capitol Building had been vandalized.

It turned out that the vandal was Susan Hemeryck, a 54-year-old Tea Party activist who wore a shirt with the phrase “Catholic Warrior” on it.

At the time, she said this about her crime:

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Franklin County (Indiana) Officials Will Open Courthouse Grounds to Anyone Who Wants to Put Up a Display

Last month, I wrote about a Nativity Scene in Brookville, Indiana that had been up for over 50 years, despite warning letters (over the course of several years) from the Freedom From Religion Foundation to take it down.

The main problem was that the display was owned by the Town of Brookville and sat on the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse.



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Neil deGrasse Tyson Gets Accused of “Riling Up Christians” with Christmas Day Tweet About Isaac Newton

On Christmas Day, Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted this gem:

It quickly became his most retweeted message ever, and many accused him of “riling up Christians.”

That’s completely absurd.

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