Former Marine Who Was Court-Martialed for Putting a Bible Verse on Her Desk Loses First Amendment Appeal In ‘Outrageous’ Federal Court Decision

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Court-martialed: Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was court-martialed in 2014 partly because she refused to take Bible verses down from her workspace. Court-martialed: Marine Lance Corporal Monifa Sterling was court-martialed in 2014 partly because she refused to take Bible verses down from her workspace.

A former Marine court-martialed in part for refusing to remove a biblical phrase from her workspace lost her appeal on Wednesday, when a federal court concluded the orders from her superiors did not constitute a “substantial burden” on her First Amendment rights.

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