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Foundation wants Good Friday removed from books as state holiday

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MADISON - The Freedom from Religion Foundation wants Good Friday removed from the law books as a partial state government holiday.

Foundation attorney Richard Bolton said a judge struck down the law 14 years ago. But some local governments still use it to justify closing on Good Friday. According to Bolton, a judge overturned a law which called on state agencies to close from 11-to-3 on Good Friday for the purpose of worship.

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