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...]

It Must Be Opposite Day…

Get this: A Christian is complaining because his high school’s (voluntary after-school) choir is singing a song that includes the phrase “There is no truth except Allah”: James Harper, a senior at Grand Junction High School in Grand Junction, put his objection to singing “Zikr,” a song written by Indian composer A.R. Rahman, in an [Read More...]

Jessica Ahlquist is Victorious; Cranston School Committee Will Not Appeal Ruling to Take Down Prayer Banner

***Update***: The Patch has a wonderful timeline of what happened during the meeting. … After a night filled with speeches by Christians who don’t understand that public high schools are not proxies for churches, the Cranston School Committee voted 5-2 in favor of NOT appealing Judge Ronald R. Lagueux‘s decision to take down the Prayer [Read More...]

Christians Must Have Very a Different Definition of ‘Valentine’…

Second grader Dexter Thielhelm wanted to hand out homemade Valentines earlier this week, but the evil administrators at his school confiscated them before he had a chance to hand them out! … at least, that’s the story that’s making the rounds. A couple things to point out: 1) This is part of the valentine he [Read More...]


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