Facebook Post Inadvertently Reveals Elementary School Concert Featuring Christian Prayer and Songs About Jesus

In December, Bells Elementary School in Tennessee held a concert that not only opened with Christian prayers, but included songs about Jesus. While Christian music is allowed in holiday concerts, it can’t be so predominant that a reasonable person would suspect the school is promoting Christianity. Whatever the boundary line is, the school clearly crossed it.

And the reason we know it?

People were bragging about it on Facebook:



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Oklahoma Republican Wants to Ban AP US History Classes Because They’re Not Pro-America Enough

Oklahoma State Rep. Dan Fisher (below) thinks he knows better than history educators and experts what kids ought to be learning in their classes.

Advanced Placement U.S. History? He wants that banned because it covers topics that don’t always make America look good.

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District Officials Reverse Course After Telling Student Not to Say “God Bless America” During Morning Announcements

For several weeks, the student-led morning announcements at Yulee High School in Florida ended with the words “God Bless America.”

So the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center wrote a letter to school officials explaining the problem:



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University May Stop Giving Free Bibles to Students Who Don’t Request Them… and Some Christians Are Appalled

Students at Aberystwyth University (in Wales) may no longer find free Bibles in their rooms. And while the Bibles would be available for those who want them, some Christians are amazed — and disgusted — that people aren’t keen on giving their holy book to all students, whether they want it or not.



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A Religious Memorial Honoring a Middle School Teacher is Altered After Atheists Point Out Constitutional Problems

In 2004, Ravenswood Middle School (West Virginia) teacher Joann Christy died in an accident. It was obviously devastating to the community and the school built a memorial in her honor.

The problem is that the memorial included several Christian crosses and images of angels:



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