Federal judge rules against Tulsa police officer

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Paul Fields
Paul Fields
Updated: 12/13/2012 5:15 pm Published: 12/13/2012 5:14 pm

A federal judge has ruled against a Tulsa police officer suing the City of Tulsa and Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan.

Captain Paul Fields filed a lawsuit after being suspended for refusing to go to a law enforcement appreciation day at a local mosque. Fields also refused to order his subordinate officers to attend the event.

Fields sued saying the order was a violation of his freedom of religion. The judge’s ruling found Fields was never required to go; instead he could assign others to go in his place.

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aleman - 12/16/2012 7:14 PM
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The judge is not an idiot...worse he is a liberal that does not represent us

tiredintulsa - 12/15/2012 8:40 AM
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where is the aclu, they seem too busy fighting on issues of seperation of church and state, so this you would think would be right up there alley, i think all americans no matter what religion should boycott the aclu, i know i wont donate a dime yo them, i also applauad this officer for his rights under both federal and state consitutions, and pray he takes his case all the way to the supreme court if need be. and this judge is either untrained or an idiot? the private sector would terminate him for not doing his job. not a bad idea, the oath he swore too did include uphold the law of the land - wake up america before it is too late

crusty - 12/14/2012 12:23 PM
2 Votes
The officer was right and the judge was wrong.

aleman - 12/14/2012 4:07 AM
3 Votes
Can you even imagine the liberal media outcry if a muslim officer had been asked to go to a Jewish Synagogue or a Christian Church?I can see a torch lit mob of rabid liberals protesting for months with full media coverage and support

USEagle - 12/13/2012 11:58 PM
3 Votes
The federal judge is an idiot!
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