Library employee objects to “Harry Potter” promotion

And now Deborah Smith of Poplar Bluff, Missouri has won a $45,000 settlement of her claim that library managers should have been more accommodating of her religious scruples about helping promote the popular Rowling wizard-themed books. The library had offered to let her remain behind the scenes during a special Potter event but said she did have to help. The ACLU represented her. [On Point News]


  • This ruling can only mean good things for my recently penned “Shariah, Inc.” business plan. Can anyone recommend a good civil rights attorney one might retain in the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area?

  • Well, the EEOC already insists that the law requires that Muslims be excused from handling pork products even if that is part of their jobs.