Friday, September 15, 2006

A Wiccan Honored -- Finally

Back in early July, I reported that the Department of Veterans Affairs had refused to allow the widow of Sergeant Patrict Stewart, a Nevada soldier killed in Afghanistan, to place a five-pointed Wiccan star inside a circle on his memorial plaque.
The federal government does not recognize Wicca as a religion, but state officials have agreed to allow the image on the plaque because the feds had no authority over state veterans’ cemeteries.

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