High Schooler Writes Article About Discrimination Against Atheists; School Refuses to Publish It

Krystal Myers is exactly the kind of student you want at your high school: editor of the school paper, captain of the swim team, honors student. But based on how her administrators are treating her, it’s like they wish she didn’t attend the school at all. Why the opposition? Krystal wrote an article for the [Read More...]

In Georgia, a School Board President Faces Opposition Simply Because He Won’t Reveal His Religious Preference

A man named Leonard Presberg was recently elected to the Fayette County Board of Education (in Georgia). That was back in November. In January, he was named Chairman of the board. What are his views on education? You would think that’s the only point of concern for local residents… but at a school board meeting [Read More...]

Finally, Some Good News for Secular Parents in Morinville, Alberta

A couple of weeks ago (and many times before that), I posted about Donna Hunter and the other parents in Morinville, Alberta (Canada) who have been trying to get just one secular school to open in the area. Right now, the only options for their children are religious schools. There have been many setbacks, but [Read More...]

Ellery Schempp Speaks Out in Favor of Jessica Ahlquist

When the Cranston School Committee had public meetings about whether or not to appeal the ruling to take down the prayer banner at Cranston High School West, local residents were allowed to speak (for 3 minutes), followed by non-residents. Locals filled up four pages’ worth of sign-ups to speak and after 2.5 hours of comments, [Read More...]

Quebec Mandate to Teach Religion Classes Could Backfire on the Religious

The Supreme Court of Canada is battening down the hatches on potential claims that laws or educational programs infringe on a person’s right to freedom of religion and conscience. In a key Charter of Rights decision on Friday, the court endorsed a religious instruction program that became mandatory in Quebec schools in 2008. The court [Read More...]


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