The Bush administration has conceded that Wiccans are entitled to have the pentacle, the symbol of their faith, inscribed on government-issued memorial markers for deceased veterans, Americans United for Separation of Church and State announced today.
The settlement agreement, filed today with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, brings to a successful conclusion a lawsuit Americans United brought against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in November.
People should be able to have whatever they want on their tombstones, whether it’s religious or not. If I were a soldier I’d want “fuck bush” inscribed on my tombstone.
“I deny the power of the holy spirit” would be a good one too.