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...]

Christian Leader Calls Jessica Ahlquist a Brat and Bully While Telling Her to Just Ignore Prayer Banner

You might have said something like this to conservative Christians before: So what if you don’t like gay couples? Nobody is forcing you to approve of their relationships, support gay marriage, or pay any attention to them at all. But if you said that, they would whine and cry about how that’s ridiculous and how [Read More...]

The Scholarship Fund Gets Media Attention

I’m dealing with a post-Speech Team hangover today now that the state tournament is over. Yesterday, after two days of competition, two of my kids were state runners-up in their respective events and another duo took third place (our team took 7th overall). It’s nothing to complain about, since those are still great accomplishments, but [Read More...]


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