Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1956 NO. 226 > Mar 19 1956

Placing Bible, in any or all of its various versions, on the reference shelves of a public school library does not violate either Article I, section 11, or Article IX, section 4, which provide, respectively, that no public property or money may be used for religious worship, exercise or instruction, or the support of a religious establishment; and, that public schools shall be free from sectarian control or influence.