Congratulations to Massachusetts resident and practicing Pastafarian Lindsay Miller, who is the new owner of a driver’s license on which she is depicted sporting a colander as a hat.
“They were kind of laughing at me,” Miller said of her initial August attempt to get a license in an interview with the Boston Globe. “I thought of other religions and women and thought that this was not fair. I thought, ‘Just because you haven’t heard of this belief system, [the RMV] should not be denying me a license.’”
Miller immediately filed an appeal after initially being denied the license and hired Patty DeJuneas, a member of the Secular Legal Society, to defend her First Amendment rights. (Miller is also not the first do this; a woman in Utah successfully