The Hypocrisy Over the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity

This past Tuesday was the 6th annual “Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity,” a day for anti-abortion high school students to remain silent on behalf of aborted fetuses everywhere. if you haven’t heard of it, here’s the deal: Since January 22, 1973 over 50,000,000 babies have had their voices silenced through surgical abortion in this nation [Read More...]

Christian Student Involved in Lawsuit Now Gives Speeches at Republican Fundraisers

Back in May, I posted this story: California teacher Jim Corbett lost his case against student Chad Farnan. Farnan had accused his history teacher of make anti-Christian comments during class and the court agreed. Based on the lawsuit and the comments I’d read Corbett had made, I wasn’t siding with the teacher (though I agreed [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Should I “Come Out” as an Atheist in my College Application Essay?

Dear Richard, I am a senior in high school and I am preparing to start the college admissions process. A few of the colleges that I am planning on applying to use the Common Application. The essay for the Common App is open-ended and can be written on any topic of choice. I am contemplating [Read More...]

Smith-Cotton High School’s Evolution Band Shirts Now on Sale

You remember this shirt? That was the shirt worn by some high school band members in Sedalia, Missouri… that is, until religious parents called to complain they were offended by evolution: [Assistant Superintendent Brad] Pollitt said the district is required by law to remain neutral where religion is concerned. “If the shirts had said ‘Brass [Read More...]

Cheerleaders’ Bible Banners Banned from Football Games

For over five years, the cheerleaders at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School in Georgia have been rooting for their football team by using pro-Christian banners: Apparently, ripping through the word Christ helps you win games? But it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that’s illegal. You can’t endorse religion like that at a public school [Read More...]


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