Sure, Gay Teens Are Killing Themselves, but What About the Christians?!

There’s a heartbreaking story in Rolling Stone by Sabrina Rubin Erdely about anti-gay bullying, the resulting suicides, the teachers who didn’t (or, arguably, couldn’t) do anything about it, the district administrators who sat back and watched it happen, and the Christian groups who honestly believe they bear no responsibility whatsoever for what happened. And it [Read More...]

Americus: A Graphic Novel Centered Around Book Banning

Remember when the Harry Potter books were still in their prime and you’d hear about those Christian parents trying to ban the series from local and school libraries? What do you do if those are your parents? Or your best friend’s parents? And how do you go about changing their minds? That’s the crux of [Read More...]

Bible Man Better Be Able to Deflect Lawsuits

For decades now, Horace Turner (a.k.a. “Bible Man”) has been making appearances in Jackson County elementary schools in Alabama. When the Freedom From Religion Foundation received a complaint from a local parent, they sent the school district a letter informing them of the problem and asking that they put a stop to the in-school proselytizing. [Read More...]

Cranston School District Owes ACLU $173,000

That’s the amount of money the Rhode Island ACLU has billed the Cranston School District for their court costs. And they’re being generous: In a release, Steve Brown, executive director of the RIACLU, said the amount includes major discounts for hours of work by volunteer attorneys Lynette Labinger and Thomas Bender. He also said the [Read More...]

New York Times Editorial Supports Jessica Ahlquist

Today’s edition of the New York Times includes an editorial that defends Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit: The anger and hatred directed at Ms. Ahlquist — she was called “an evil little thing” on talk radio by a Cranston state representative — helps explain why the judge, responding to her brave lawsuit, did his duty under the [Read More...]


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