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Traffic stop baptism

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A federal court in Tennessee ruled a deputy sheriff is not entitled to summary judgment on unreasonable seizure claims brought by a woman who was baptized by another deputy after he allegedly told her she would only receive a citation after a traffic stop if she agreed to let him baptize her.

Read the opinion here.

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