Where is the Cranston High School West Prayer Banner?

The is the banner at the center of the whole Jessica Ahlquist saga: This is the space where the banner used to be (taken in March): So we have to ask: Where is the banner now? It’s gone the way of the Coca-Cola formula. Only a few people actually know… It’s not just the banner’s [Read More...]

South Korea May Put Examples of Evolution Back Into Science Textbooks

Remember that scary news story about South Korea removing two examples of evolution from their high school textbooks? The changes were being proposed by the Society for Textbook Revision, an offshoot of the Korean Association for Creation Research. It’s no secret that Creationism and the theory of Intelligent Design are popular all over the world. [Read More...]

Louisiana Republican: When I Voted for State Funds to go to Religious Schools, I Didn’t Mean Muslim Ones

In Louisiana, Republican Governor Bobby Jindal pushed for a voucher program that would allow state funds to be used to pay for religious schools. It’s unconstitutional, it’s a way to use taxpayer money to fund someone’s faith, and it was a bad idea to begin with. But it passed. Now, one of the state legislators, [Read More...]

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Case from Creationist Teacher Wanting ‘Academic Freedom’ in Science Class

I thought we heard the last of John Freshwater, the Creationist middle school teacher who branded his students with a cross, after he got fired and his appeal was rejected last November. But his lawyers filed another appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court has elected to hear it. Freshwater openly admitted to teaching Creationism in [Read More...]

Let Them Learn Bullshit!

The problem of the public funding of religious schools — let alone those explicitly promoting Creationism — seems so self-evident to even the most lightly secular of us, that it can be shocking to see how those on the other side view the entire issue. We’ve heard time and time again the arguments for vouchers [Read More...]


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