Religious Groups React to Anti-Bullying Legislation Passed in Ontario

Premier Dalton McGuinty just announced that under new anti-bullying legistlation, students will be able to set up gay-straight alliance clubs (though the name may be different) in ALL public schools in Ontario. “We’re going to require that, at every school where students request that this be put in place, they be permitted to organize themselves [Read More...]

No More Religious Services in NYC Public Schools

It’s official: Religious organizations can no longer use NYC public schools to hold worship services after hours. The legalese: The Supreme Court recently declined to review a Second Circuit decision, Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York, which upheld New York City Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) § 5.9 [Read More...]

A New High School Atheist Group in Brooklyn

There’s a new secular group at Midwood High School at Brooklyn College in New York and they recently got coverage in their school newspaper! Hooray! They’re known as the Midwood Freethinkers Club, and their three meetings (thus far) have been characterized as ‘lovely’. Mr. Joseph Peters, the club adviser, said that the goal of the [Read More...]

Christian Radio Show: Educating Children About the Contributions of LGBT Americans Amounts to ‘Mental Molestation’

Senate Bill 48 in California passed by a 49-25 margin and was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown back in July. It takes effect on January 1st. You can read the full text here. The bill broadens the scope of instruction in social science classes in CA public schools to include the “role and [Read More...]

Abstinence-Only Group Tells Students To Sign Pledge That Expires on Wedding Day

Over the weekend, reader Larry Mathys‘s brother and sister-in-law found something disturbing in their son’s bed: That’s a card their son signed when a group called The Real Deal of Saline County visited his public school back in February. Larry points to the logo — which not-so-subtlely resembles a cross. Notice the expiration date on [Read More...]


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