In the aftermath of the Newtown massacre, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) has a proposal: “National Guard troops could be used to support local law enforcement agencies in protecting our children at schools.” [Read more...]
This is the Nativity scene the local Kiwanis chapter in Cheboygan, Michigan has been putting up on city property for the past 50 years:
Of course, you all know that can’t happen on government property since it’s an endorsement of Christianity. The Freedom From Religion Foundation knew this, too, so they told the City Council they wanted to put up their own sign nearby. If you’re going to endorse one belief system, you can’t discriminate. [Read more...]
Roy Moore, as you might recall, is the former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. During his tenure, he made national headlines when he illegally installed a Ten Commandments monument into the courthouse. He was removed from office for his actions.
This past November, though, he was rewarded for his crimes and re-elected to his position atop the state’s judicial food chain.
Louisiana has a lot of problems when it comes to education. Governor Bobby Jindal, for example, passed a voucher plan over the summer that would give more than $11,000,000 of taxpayer money to private schools that teach Creationism, despite the fact that their curriculums wouldn’t meet the state’s science standards.
But one school district has taken a big step toward making science education better for students. [Read more...]