Oregon City Council Member Receives Death Threat After Opposing “In God We Trust” Display

Last month, I mentioned that Klamath Falls, Oregon was the latest city to considering putting an “In God We Trust” display in City Hall. But unlike most other cities, there was actually resistance from elected officials:



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A Texas High School Student Recorded His Principal Reciting Bible Verses During Morning Announcements

Every morning, students at White Oak High School in Texas hear their morning announcements… along with a daily Bible verse read by Principal Dan Noll.

If you’re thinking that sounds illegal… you’d be right. The 1963 Supreme Court case Abington School District v. Schempp put a stop to school-sponsored Bible readings and subsequent rulings have only affirmed that idea.

Even Texas should’ve caught up with the law by now.

How do we know this is going on?

A student at the school recorded the announcements three separate times over the past month and provided me with the audio, which you can hear below for the first time:



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Michigan Public School District Seeks Superintendent with “Strong Christian Background and Philosophy”

The McBain Rural Agricultural School district in northern Michigan is looking for a new Superintendent.

But none of you can apply because one of the requirements is a “strong Christian background and philosophy”:

Looks like that’s about to change, however, now that the ACLU is involved.

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Bill Nye, Ever the Scientist, Admits He Was Wrong About GMOs and a Revised Edition of His Book Will Rectify That

A few months ago, Bill Nye published a book called Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation:

In it, he mentioned that food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) could pose environmental risks:

Genetically engineering food is controversial, as it should be. If you’re asking me, we should stop introducing genes from one species into another, while at the same time taking full advantage of our ability to understand the genome of any organism — plant, animal, or fungus — in order to produce the healthiest, most sustainable food system possible. Here’s why: Although we can know exactly what happens to any organism we modify, we just can’t quite know what will happen to other species in that modified organism’s ecosystem. For me this is a big deal, though some other investigators don’t seem to find it as troubling.

But in a video filmed after his recent appearance on Bill Maher‘s show, Nye explained that he has studied the issue more since writing that chapter. He’s spent time with scientists who are experts in this area. And he admits his fears were nothing to be concerned about:

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I Knew It! Jesus Is Full of Hot Air

This Easter, Sky Sail Balloons Inc. will be renting out this hot air balloon:



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