Florida School Board Meeting Turns Into Christian Revival

In Florida’s Okaloosa County School District, the same place where a teacher led her students in Christian prayer during class time earlier this month, the School Board held a meeting last night to discuss whether they would continue holding prayers at the beginning of meetings. (Spoiler: Those prayers are illegal.)

According to David Suhor, an atheist who attended the meeting, the result was a 3-2 vote in favor of keeping the prayers in place. You can see what some of the public comments were like right here.

But more than anything, you have to check out this video from the event. Keep in mind this was taken at a school board meeting, not a Christian revival.

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So That’s Why God Wasn’t Answering Our Prayers…

You’ll want to see the first panel of this comic to make sense of this punchline:

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Canadian Politician: We Should Recite the American Pledge of Allegiance in Schools, Too

Listen, Canada.

If there’s one thing you should have realized from watching U.S. politics, it’s that a lot of us have big plans to move up north when we’re inaugurating President Donald Trump.

The last thing you want to do is copy us. Especially when it comes to our religious rituals.

But one Ontario politician thinks Canadians ought to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in school:

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Dr. Ben Carson Thinks the Phrase “In God We Trust” Means We Live in a Christian Nation

Speaking at a rally in Gainesville, Georgia yesterday, Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told the audience at Free Chapel church that we live in a Christian nation and he intended to govern that way. Not surprising to hear from him, but his justification needs a lot of work:

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Norwalk (Ohio) Officials Defend Christian Monument at City Hall Saying No One Complains About It

If you were to visit the Norwalk City Hall in Ohio, you’d see a Ten Commandments monument outside the building:

Why is it there? (Does it matter?) Either way, it’s government promotion of Christianity.

Not that the local leaders care. In their minds, no one’s ever complained about it, so that makes it okay:

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