At the University of Toronto, the Newman Centre is the gathering place for a lot of straight and gay Catholic students. At least, it was… until a chapter of the group Courage was invited to hold events in the building.
Two Florida School Districts Plan to Distribute Bibles, So Atheist Groups Are Ready to Offer Their Own Literature
The Christian group World Changers of Florida, Inc. is very excited about its upcoming plans to distribute Bibles to high school students:
We are excited to again be able to distribute Bibles in Collier and Orange county high schools. Our members and volunteers from many local churches will place Bibles on tables during the lunch periods for students to pick up. We have given out thousands of Bibles over the last few years and we are working to expand the program to many other school districts.
You might be wondering if that’s legal… [Read more…]
The Creation Museum’s Dr. Georgia Purdom recently came across a copy of a book by Bill Murray, the son of American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair. Bill was was raised without religion but became a born-again Christian later in life. [Read more…]
Virginia State Senator’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Allow Students to Opt Out of Learning About Evolution
It turns out the amendment would allow Christian invocations during government meetings.
It could also theoretically allow students to opt out of learning about evolution if it contradicted their religious beliefs. [Read more…]
Joelle Silver, a science teacher in the Cheektowaga Central School District in New York who also doubles as the faculty sponsor for the school’s Bible Study Club, has no idea where to draw the line between being a public school teacher and being a representative of her church. Prompted by a student’s complaint to the [Read More…]