In true Christian fashion, Hope Christian School in Albuquerque, New Mexico just rejected a three-year-old from its preschool rosters because he has two fathers:
Action 7 News got a copy of the letter that Hope Christian School sent to the family.
It says in part: “Same gender couples are inconsistent with scriptural lifestyle and biblical teachings,” and “Home life doesn’t reflect the school’s belief of what a biblical family lifestyle is.”
Ok, ok, we’re used to that kind of behavior from deeply religious people. Can’t even bother to have a face-to-face meeting with the parents because they worry they will catch The Gay. Punish the three-year-old for something he had nothing to do with… None of this is news. (Though I’d love to know why the boy’s parents wanted to enroll him in a school like that in the first place…)
But here’s the part that should anger everybody:
The school will receive more than $60,000 in federal tax dollars this school year.
How that happens, I don’t know. The money is supposed to be used for “professional development,” but why is federal money going to any discriminatory organization, religious or not? If Christians want to brainwash children, they should at least do it on their own dime.
One local pastor says the child was rejected because the parents, knowing he would get rejected, used him as a pawn to advance the “gay agenda.”
But a commenter was quick to reject that theory:
Right on. Can’t wait for the administration to kick out every child whose parents are divorced.
(Thanks to @iUseRedstone for the link)