It’s not every day when a group guilty of violating church/state separation fixes the problem immediately and thoroughly, and then goes out of its way to do even more than what was requested in the first place.
I’ve posted before about a Ten Commandments monument that had been outside Connellsville Junior High East in Pennsylvania since 1957:
You can read a longer history here, but the short version of the story is that a judge ruled that the monument’s placement outside a public school was unconstitutional. It was an endorsement of religion, plain and simple.
A couple of weeks ago, First Baptist Villa Rica (a church in Georgia) posted a video of a pastor showing up at Villa Rica High School right before football practice in order to conduct a mass baptism that included players and a coach.
The Freedom from Religion Foundation sent a letter to the Carroll County School System and the District said it would investigate the situation.
Here’s a question for you: Why is the person running the Lake Dallas Independent School District’s Twitter feed retweeting a prayer?
I know it’s Texas, but that’s still illegal promotion of religion. It shouldn’t be happening. It’s nothing to file a lawsuit over, but it’s something the District needs to address before the problem gets worse.
Should an elementary school have a print of “The Last Supper” hanging in the cafeteria?
Because that’s the case at Nelson Elementary School in Haysville, Kansas: