U.S. Court decisions:
Some court decisions which have recognized Wicca are:
An important ruling of a state Supreme Court was in Georgia: Roberts v. Ravenwood Church of Wicca, (249 Ga. 348) in 1982. It was similar to Dettmer v Landon, below.
The District Court of Virginia declared in 1985 (Dettmer v Landon, 617 F Suup 592 [E. Dst. Va.]) that Wicca is "clearly a religion for First Amendment purposes....Members of the Church sincerely adhere to a fairly complex set…
Added by Rev.Rave on June 22, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
At the start of 2011, the Catholic Truth Society published a booklet: "Wicca and Witchcraft - Understanding the Dangers" by Elizabeth Dodd. It purported to "explain" Wicca from a theologically sound Catholic point of view. This booklet and other larger books * have in large measure defined 2011 for me.
I was irritated enough by what I read in these books to write a response. For a number of years, I have acted as the media officer for the…Continue