In Arizona, the Bible Will Be Taught in Public Schools

In the video below, The Young Turks dissect the recent Arizona bill that would allow the Bible to be taught in public schools as an elective. Sounds legal and harmless — and it can be in some cases — but depending on who’s teaching it and how it’s being taught, it could also be a [Read More...]

This Picture of a Muslim Woman Holding a Bra Is Not Offensive

In an attempt to “humanize” someone who doesn’t always get treated that way, Thompson Rivers University (Canada) art student Sooraya Graham took this picture: The idea (to me, anyway) is that no matter what we wear on the outside, we still wear similar things underneath. Turns out that picture — THAT picture — is too [Read More...]

Liberty Counsel Encourages Students to Pray During Public School Graduations

The Christian Right group, Liberty Counsel, points out that “the key to graduation prayer is that the school should remain neutral — neither commanding nor prohibiting voluntary prayer or religious viewpoints.” And so they’re letting Christians everyone know the legal loopholes (PDF) so that students can proselytize during graduation ceremonies without getting into legal trouble: [Read More...]

High School Student Boycotts Graduation Ceremony at Christian Megachurch

May 25th is when students from Georgia’s Southwest DeKalb High School will have their graduation ceremony. In order to accommodate al the students and their families, the event will take place at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, the home of sex-scandal-ed pastor Eddie Long. 16-year-old Nahkoura Mahnassi and her mother want no part of that [Read More...]

Christian School Fires Teacher for Not Getting Married Quickly Enough

Cathy Samford is a middle school science teacher and volleyball coach. She’s also in a longterm relationship — engaged — and planned to get married last summer, but there were some delays and the wedding didn’t happen as scheduled… Anyway, she’s about to give birth to a child. So her school fired her. “We had [Read More...]


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