Last week I wrote about a town in Texas that was removing religious decals from their police vehicles after the Freedom From Religion Foundation filed a lawsuit asking the Sheriff Department to remove the Christian cross decal.
As being reported by the Friendly Atheist:
Not only will there be a ban on crosses on the department’s vehicles (with the current stickers being removed), Brewster County will be on the hook to pay FFRF $21,970 in legal fees in addition to $400 for court costs. The two atheist plaintiffs, Kevin Price and Jesse Castillo, will receive $1 each (which is just fine since this was never about the money).
That’s a $22,000 price tag for the Sheriff who decided the first amendment didn’t apply to his department.
Again, I want to thank and congradulate the Freedom From Religion Foundation on a great victory for religious freedom.