Georgia Sheriff’s Office Called Out for Having an Official Chaplain and Religious Poems on Its Website
Atheist Groups Are Not Distributing “X-Rated” Pamphlets to Students, No Matter What Breitbart Tells You
I’ve seen a number of articles on conservative websites over the past few days claiming, in the case of Breitbart, “Atheist Group To Distribute Pamphlets in Schools of Cartoon Bible Sexually Assaulting Woman.” It stems from an article on CNSNews.com.
Since those sites won’t bother to do any research, since none of this is news, let me help you out.
The story is old. Really old.
After FFRF Calls Him Out, Delaware High School Football Coach Remains on the Sideline During Team’s Postgame Prayer
Earlier this month, in a local newspaper’s article about how student-led prayers after football games were absolutely legal, there was a picture that showed — wait for it — Coach Bill Collick of Cape Henlopen High School either leading or joining his team in prayer (both of which are unconstitutional):
The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to the the district about the prayer and, as you might imagine, people are very upset that anyone is calling them out on their legal violations, including an opposing coach who also prays with his team:
Alabama School District: We Totally Want to Keep Christian Prayers Before Football Games, but the Law Says We Can’t
It’s hard to believe that some public high schools still have explicitly Christian prayers before football games… and even harder to believe that no one has the knowledge or courage to report it.
I’ll never understand why some Christians, clearly breaking the law, choose to do so publicly. When you break the rules, you shouldn’t be bragging about it on social media or the Internet.
Yet that’s what the Freedom From Religion Foundation claims is happening in the Russellville City Schools (in Alabama).
Like the football team’s (alleged) chaplain Tanner Hall who baptized players after practice earlier this month, a ritual that was documented on Twitter (by the school’s athletic director) and Facebook: