New Mexico school removes religious mural after complaint


September 13, 2017

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) — A complaint prompted a public school in eastern New Mexico to remove a mural containing a dove, an anchor and a Bible verse.

The mural at Clovis High School Freshman Academy was painted over last month after the school received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a watchdog group on issues of the separation of church and state, The Eastern New Mexico News reported ( ) on Tuesday.

The mural that was painted in 2013 contained a quote from Hebrew 6:19, "Hope anchors the soul."

Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Jody Balch said he...

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