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Vice-President of Atheists of Florida arrested and searched

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ATHEISTS' PRAYER LAWSUIT MOVES FORWARD BUT CURIOUSLY TIMED ARREST CAUSES DELAY

Several days before Wachs [EllenBeth Wachs, Vice-President of Atheists of Florida] was to be questioned in her deposition by the city’s attorneys in the prayer lawsuit, Wachs, a retired attorney, was served with a curiously-timed warrant and abruptly arrested for allegedly "misrepresenting self as qualified to practice law". On March 3, over a dozen sheriff’s deputies and other law enforcement officials, many garbed in SWAT style para-military gear, descended on her home in unmarked vehicles, arrested Ms. Wachs, and searched her home. Two bearded officials in SWAT gear held her two retail employees at gunpoint and for several hours unidentified agents proceeded to systematically tear apart her house, including searching her cars and employees’ cars and belongings. Agents seized Wachs’ personal and business computers, cell phone, documents and other items.

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