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Attorney General Rules Against Using Bibles in School

October 30, 2009 |  2:00 am

Oct. 30, 1909, Elgin Watch 
Elgin watches are the timepieces of choice for job-seekers. 

Oct. 30, 1909, Bible 

 Aug. 1, 1947, Ulysses S. Webb
Aug. 1, 1947: U.S. Webb dies at the age of 82.

Aug. 1, 1947, U.S. Webb
Oct. 30, 1909: California Atty. Gen. Ulysses S. Webb says: “When we force our citizens to pay for and send their children to public schools, where the Bible of another faith is read to them, I believe we come dangerously near intruding upon freedom of conscience.”