A Georgia man is suing a factory for firing him after he refused to wear the number 666. Plastics firm Pliant Corp. asks workers to wear stickers showing the number of days since the plant's last accident. As that figure climbed toward the Bible's "Mark of the Beast," Billy Hyatt told supervisors he'd be "condemned to hell" for wearing the number, and was subsequently fired.
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