Messiah

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Judge Who Ordered Baby’s Name Changed From Messiah Fired

An East Tennessee magistrate has been replaced months after ordering a baby’s name changed from Messiah to Martin because she believes Messiah is a title held only by Jesus Christ.

02/05/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Boy’s Name Must Be Changed From Messiah To Martin

A judge in Tennessee changed a 7-month-old boy’s name to Martin from Messiah, saying the religious name was earned by one person and “that one person is Jesus Christ.”

08/12/2013

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