Updated: Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009, 3:41 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009, 3:01 PM EST
Enfield (WTNH) - The ACLU of Connecticut is warning the Enfield school board to stop holding graduation ceremonies at a Bloomfield megachurch, claiming the graduates and their families are unconstitutionally being subjected to religious messages.
The ACLU, the national ACLU's Freedom of Religion and Belief Project, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State, sent a letter Wednesday to the attorney for the Enfield Public Schools. They're threatening to sue if the district doesn't change the graduation location.
A message left seeking with the Enfield superintendent of schools was not immediately returned.
David McGuire, an ACLU attorney, says ceremonies for both
Enfield High School and Ernico Fermi High School have been held for
several years at The First Cathedral in Bloomfield.