A couple is suing Georgia to name their daughter Allah

Source: The Washington Post

March 26

The baby’s first name posed no issue: ZalyKha. Georgia law could handle that.

Her parents had to stack the next two components of ZalyKha’s name on top of each other to fit them on the government’s paternity form: “Graceful Lorraina.”

But the middle name wasn’t the issue, either.

It was the girl’s fourth and last given name, Allah, that state officials balked at — which has now led the American Civil Liberties Union to file suit in hopes of getting ZalyKha Graceful Lorraina Allah a birth certificate, at the age of nearly 2.

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