High School Principal Suspended After Leading Prayers at Fellowship of Christian Athletes Meeting

How hard is it to understand that teachers and administrators cannot lead prayer in public school? It doesn’t matter if you’re a coach or the faculty sponsor of the Bible Club. It’s not your job to lead prayers. Students can do it. You just get to stand back and watch. It’s that simple.

Apparently that lesson never made its way to Meriwether County, Georgia. Manchester High School Principal Dr. Michael Lehr (below) recently filled in for the sponsor of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, which is fine, but then he “read scripture as well as prayed with students in attendance.”



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In a Pleasant Surprise, Venice (Florida) City Council Votes Against “In God We Trust” Plaque

Here’s something you don’t hear every day: Nice job, Florida!

The Venice City Council voted 5-2 this week against adding an “In God We Trust” sign in the council chambers:



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A California Megachurch Took Over a Local Public School Board and the Results are Disastrous

Last year, I posted about the Chino Valley Unified School District (in California), where Board of Education meetings resembled church services.

That’s not an exaggeration at all. Here’s just a snippet of what a meeting looked like:



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Pawtucket (RI) City Council Member Halts Meeting Until Man Stands Up for Pledge of Allegiance

At last week’s meeting of the Pawtucket City Council in Rhode Island, during the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, Councilor Mark Wildenhain wouldn’t start saying it until everybody stood up.

And Joe Hart wasn’t standing up.



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After Stopping Bible Giveaway, Atheist Mom Says Threats Have Forced Her to Pull Son Out of School

Earlier this month, in Duncan, Oklahoma, Woodrow Wilson Elementary School teacher Erica Mackey announced she had a surprise for her third-grade students:



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