Texas Republican Legislator: We Need More God and Ten Commandments Displays in Public Schools

Texas state Rep. Phil Stephenson knows his priorities:

Economy? Nah.

Ending the wars? Forget it.

Jesus? Of course!

Stephenson filed a resolution on Monday that would push God and the Ten Commandments into the state’s public schools: [Read more...]

Alabama Republican Leader: Adoption of Common Core Will Lead to Indoctrination of Children… Just Like Hitler Wanted

Here’s a lesson in public speaking: Never, ever, ever ask your audience if they “remember the quote by Hitler” to make your point. Unless you’re clearly saying it as a joke, whatever you’re about to say will be used against you.

But that’s what Alabama Federation of Republican Women president Elois Zeanah said to bring up the point that childhood indoctrination would lead to a changed society.

And what is she referring to?

President Obama’s apparent plan to “indoctrinate” children via the adoption of a national set of education standards known as Common Core: [Read more...]

At Public Hearing Over Kountze High School Bible Banners, One Brave Atheist Woman Speaks Out Against Them

Last night, there was a public meeting at Kountze High School to discuss the religious banners used by cheerleaders to pump up the football team, like the ones below:

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At a High School Basketball Game, Students Hold Up Sign Saying Jesus Doesn’t Love the Other Team

Here’s the setup: Patterson High School (a public school) was playing Parkview Baptist School in a division 3A second-round playoff basketball game in Louisiana. Obviously, both teams have a lot of pressure on them and fans on both sides want their schools to win. Lots of energy and tension in the air.

As you might expect, some of the fans from Patterson made signs to support their team. But the one that’s getting all the attention seems to be this one:

Where do you even start with a sign like that…? [Read more...]

Parent Moves to End Religious Observance in Edinburgh Schools

A petition has appeared on the Edinburgh City Council website raising the issue of religious observances in non-denominational schools in the city.

Currently, all schools in Edinburgh (be they non-religious state schools or otherwise) are required to provide religious education as well as opportunities to participate in religious observances. The legal mandate to do so dates all the way back to 1872. [Read more...]


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