Arkansas State Representative: Kids Can’t Say Prayers in School? Then Let Them Sing Prayers!

The Arkansas Department of Education says that pre-schools receiving taxpayer funding cannot teach religion or pray. That’s a good thing, too, since one of the schools — Growing God’s Kingdom — has received over $2,600,000 over the past several years. Now, they shouldn’t be receiving anything. This is how bad it was there: Staff members [Read More...]

Texas Attorney General: I Support the Cheerleaders and Their Bible-Banners

Remember how the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked the Kountze Independent School District to stop letting cheerleaders hold run-through banners at football games with Bible verses on them? Now, the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is getting involved. Yesterday, he sent a letter (PDF) to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon “offering assistance” to them: I [Read More...]

After Christian School Suppresses News Story About Pedophile Professor, a Brave Student Tells the World

You don’t always see student journalists take big risks and break stories but Alex Green, the editor-in-chief of Bryan College’s student newspaper in Dayton, Tennessee, did just that on Monday and it’s really an incredible story. Bryan College is a Christian school founded in the wake of the local Scopes Monkey Trial and David Morgan [Read More...]

Students Speak Out Against Kountze Cheerleaders’ Bible Banners

For the past several days, damn near every story about Texas’ Kountze Independent School District and how the cheerleaders there want to hold up run-through banners at football games which have Bible verses on them has been pretty one-sided. The local media interviews the cheerleaders or the parents of the cheerleaders and nobody seems to [Read More...]

Judge Temporarily Allows Kountze High School to Use Bible Banners at Football Games

The other day, I posted about a public high school in Kountze, Texas, where cheerleaders held signs with Bible verses for the football players to run through as they came onto the field at the beginning of their games. After a letter from FFRF was sent to the district, the school temporarily halted the prayer [Read More...]


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