A New Way to Display the Ten Commandments in a Public School

The last time we talked about the Ten Commandments banner in Giles County schools, the district has suggested surrounding it with other “historical documents” and a judge had offered the district a compromise: Just cut the Ten Commandments down to six! Where are we at now? There’s good news! The Giles County School Board voted [Read More...]

South Carolina Student Files Lawsuit Against School District

Yesterday. Max Nielson filed a lawsuit (PDF) with the help of FFRF against Lexington/Richland District 5 on the grounds that the prayer that was to happen during his graduation would be unconstitutional. There was a vote by the senior class earlier in the semester to determine whether or not to have a prayer during graduation, but [Read More...]

Teaching the Conntruhversey

Zach Weiner found a way to defeat all those teachers who want to teach Creationism in the classroom: You can see how that plays out at Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal [Read more...]

Atheist Valedictorian in Texas Forces High School to Remove Graduation Prayers

Mark Reyes is the valedictorian at Poteet High School in Texas and his graduation ceremony is Friday night. He’s also an atheist. And thanks to his activism, the school will be getting rid of a nearly-100-year-old tradition of reciting invocations and benedictions at the ceremony: Poteet Independent School District Superintendent Andy Castillo announced Tuesday that [Read More...]

160 Afghan Girls Poisoned By Taliban For Going to School

CNN is reporting that 160 Afghan girls fell victim to apparent poisoning at their school. Their classrooms might have been sprayed with a toxic material before the girls entered, police spokesman Khalilullah Aseer said. He blamed the Taliban. And the footage above is actually from when the same thing happened the previous week. “The Afghan [Read More...]


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