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Freedom from Religion Foundation joins 'Messiah' baby-name fight

NY Daily News
Friday, 16 August 2013

A not-for-profit organization that supports the separation of church and state wants an investigation into a Tennessee magistrate for ordering a baby's name be changed from Messiah to Martin. The Freedom from Religion Foundation says it also wants possible "discipline" for Judge Lu Ann Ballew, who it said in a news release, showed religious favoritism by ordering the name change, stating that only Jesus Christ had earned the title.
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