Atheist Group Warns 1,000+ Public School Districts: Don’t Plan Field Trips to Ark Encounter

With the opening of Kentucky’s Ark Encounter, the Freedom From Religion Foundation just reminded more than 1,000 public school districts that it would be illegal to plan field trips to the Creationist attraction:

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Two Public School Marching Bands Played at Ark Encounter’s Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

On Tuesday, Ken Ham held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Ark Encounter, his Noah’s Ark theme park which officially opened this morning. But get this: At the moment when Williamstown (Kentucky) Mayor Rick Skinner cut the literal red tape with giant prop scissors, there were two public school marching bands playing behind him, promoting the Christian theme park.

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Louisiana School Board Upholds Illegal Pledge Policy, Forcing Students to Stand Against Their Will

Yesterday, the Lafayette Parish School Board in Louisiana voted to uphold a Pledge of Allegiance policy forcing students to stand during the ritual. The policy is so clearly illegal that a lawsuit is almost inevitable.

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An Indiana Student Who Fought Church/State Violations at His High School Now Regrets the Decision

A church/state controversy in Indiana has taken its toll on the teenager who brought it to the public’s attention.

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Young Atheist’s Fight Against School’s Illegal Pledge Policy May Finally Lead to Change

After fighting against an illegal Pledge of Allegiance policy at his high school earlier this year, a Louisiana student may finally get his wish later today.

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