"Rape victim questioned by defense on inconsistencies in her testimonyJust a particularly telling example on how swearing on the bible in court can affect a case.
After Farrugia presented more of her alleged inconsistencies, the girl argued that most of her story was consistent. “Usually if you’re lying you can’t keep your story for a full year 90 percent correct,” she said.
The girl agreed with Woods’ attorney, Robert Fogg, that she had placed her hand on a Bible and “swore to God” to tell the truth.
“Are you an atheist?” Fogg then asked. Prosecutor Claudette S. Antholzner objected and was sustained."