Judges and Christian Values
obrien at WVWC.EDU
Mon Nov 9 16:15:24 PST 1998
James Aune asked:
>1) Is there nothing in judicial codes of ethics that might forbid this sort
I know of nothing. The West Virginia state constitution specifies that
thatere shall be no rligious test for office, but I know of nothing to
require that a candidate remind the vothers of that.
> 2) Is this sort of thing common in the Bible Belt?
Living in one of the many places described as "the buckle of the Bible
belt," I find this campaign practice highly unusual.
> 3) Do the folks from ACLJ and other accommodationists defend
> this sort of practice?
Robert J. O'Brien
West Virginia Wesleyan College
obrien at wvwc.edu
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