In Real-Life Version of God’s Not Dead, Atheist Professor Accused of Failing Student for Being Christian

We hear a lot of stories of Christian teachers foisting their beliefs on public school students, and virtually none where the roles are flipped. Since when does an atheist professor ever punish a Christian student for believing in God?

Never! The only place you ever see that is in God’s Not Dead and we all laughed at that movie because of how far-fetched the plot was.

But that’s supposedly what’s happening at Polk State College in Lakeland, Florida.



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Texas High School With No Sex Education Program Sees Chlamydia Outbreak

A Texas high school practically welcomed a chlamydia outbreak with open arms by ignorantly assuming their student body, if not taught about sex, will not engage in sexual activity.

Letters went home to parents in the Crane Independent School District after three chlamydia cases were reported within two weeks. According to the letter, a neighboring county is also being affected and the numbers are significant.

The District’s student handbook can be found online where their standards on human sexuality classes, if they are ever offered, are detailed.

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Christian Sex-Ed Book Makes Its Way Into Australian Public Schools

Australian public schools offer “special religious instruction” (SRI) which is something of a joke when you realize how badly that privilege is abused. In theory, it’s great because kids can learn about the beliefs of all different faiths. But in many schools, the religious education is primarily Christian and the education veers into heavy indoctrination. Volunteers — and they’re always Christian, it seems — often use the time with students to make converts instead of merely educating them about what they believe.

The latest example of this is the publication Teen Sex By the Book, a sex-ed textbook from a Christian perspective. Many schools are using the materials to educate students, and the messages in the book are absurd.

Deanne Carson, a “leading Australian Sex Education expert,” analyzed the book for Fairness In Religions In School (FIRIS) and what she found was mind-blowingly awful.



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Skutt Catholic Teacher Dismissed for Being Gay Gets Hired at Public School; One Student Will Follow Him There

Last month, I posted about Matthew Eledge, an English teacher at Skutt Catholic High School in Omaha, Nebraska.

He was also Head Coach of the school’s incredibly successful Speech Team — they’d won the State tournament four years in a row — which is why this image greets you on Skutt’s website:

Despite everything he brought to the school, though, administrators there told him he would not be invited back next fall if he married his boyfriend.

There was a Change.org petition in his defense, but the school leaders took advantage of their right to fire people who are gay. (Because Jesus only married women… or something like that.)

That’s why I’m thrilled to say that Eledge has been hired at Millard North High School, a public school about 10 minutes away from Skutt:

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Hillsdale College Chaplain Asks Students To Pray Away The “Evil” of Same-Sex Marriage

The chaplain of Hillsdale College, a nonprofit liberal arts school in Hillsdale, Michigan, sent a bizarre email to the school community this week asking for their prayers against marriage equality.

Chaplain Peter Beckwith (below) cited the marriage equality cases before the Supreme Court, which many believe will end up legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, to describe how “evil” was afoot and Hillsdale students, alumni, and staff should pray against it.



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