Ten Commandments Plaque That Hung for Decades in Ohio High School Will be Donated to Local Historical Society

At Harding High School in Marion, Ohio, there used to be a plaque of the Ten Commandments hanging in the hallway. It was there for nearly 60 years, a gift from the Class of 1956.

Last summer, knowing that it would eventually be subject to a legal challenge, district officials took it down. And rightfully so — there was no reason a public school should be encouraging students not to worship false idols or reminding them to have no other gods but the Christian one.

A few months ago, a freshman (who clearly hasn’t taken a government class yet) began fighting to put it back up:

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Once Again, a Texas Elementary School Can’t Stop Promoting Christianity at the Book Fair

Last year, I posted a lot about the numerous church/state violations taking place in Texas’ Hardin-Jefferson Independent School District.

Things got even stranger in October, when China Elementary School held a book fair sponsored by Scholastic Books… that featured a display table full of Jesus:



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A Free Online Course About Religious Conflicts

This sounds neat: The University of Groningen (in the Netherlands) is going to run a free online course called “Religion and Conflict“:



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Texas School District Says Principal Will Stop Reading Bible Verses During Morning Announcements

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a few recordings of White Oak High School (Texas) Principal Dan Noll reading Bible verses during morning announcements.



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Christian Hypocrites Denounce “Day of Silence” While Remaining Silent About Pro-Life Version of the Event

More than a dozen leaders of conservative Christian groups have issued a call for parents to keep their children at home during next month’s “Day of Silence” (a student-run initiative during which volunteers don’t speak, all on behalf of the members of the LGBT community who have been forced to be silent about their sexual identities).

Many of the signers are familiar to readers of this site, like Laurie Higgins (of the Illinois Family Institute), Matt Barber, Dr. Michael Brown, Peter LaBarbera, Mat Staver, and Scott Lively.



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