Forget decades of court precedence and ignore the religious diversity in our schools: Surely things would be better if we just read Bible verses in the classroom!
Of course, people began challenging her. If she wants students to read inspirational passages, why not use any of the brilliant non-Sectarian books that have ever been written? Does anyone think she’d be ok reading “wisdom” from the Koran? Who does she think should pay for all the lawsuits after the school districts lose?
Then, instead of admitting that what she proposed was completely illegal, she blamed commenters for being hateful. All she wanted to do, after all, was stop teen pregnancy:
How the hell can someone get elected to public office without even reading past the First Amendment of the Constitution…?
Anyway, based on the outpouring of comments from people who think her idea is awful, it doesn’t look like she’s going to propose any sort of state law. So, for now, schoolchildren in Texas only have their state board of education to fear.
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