Conservative Christian: I’m All for Stopping Bullying, but Teaching LGBT Tolerance to Children Goes Too Far!

In Emily Bazelon‘s new book Sticks and Stones, she writes about the issue of bullying, why it’s a big deal now more than ever before, what bullying is and isn’t, etc. [Read more...]

Texas Republican Legislator: We Need More God and Ten Commandments Displays in Public Schools

Texas state Rep. Phil Stephenson knows his priorities:

Economy? Nah.

Ending the wars? Forget it.

Jesus? Of course!

Stephenson filed a resolution on Monday that would push God and the Ten Commandments into the state’s public schools: [Read more...]

Appeals Court Rules That a City Can Put Up a Nativity Scene on Government Property but Reject an Atheist Display

Last (War on) Christmas, in response to a government-sponsored nativity scene in the center of town, the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up a sign of their own in Warren, Michigan:

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American Humanist Association, Joined by Many Secular Groups, Files Amicus Briefs Defending Marriage Equality

Earlier today, the American Humanist Association, joined by a coalition of many national non-theistic groups, submitted amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage equality. [Read more...]

Alabama Republican Leader: Adoption of Common Core Will Lead to Indoctrination of Children… Just Like Hitler Wanted

Here’s a lesson in public speaking: Never, ever, ever ask your audience if they “remember the quote by Hitler” to make your point. Unless you’re clearly saying it as a joke, whatever you’re about to say will be used against you.

But that’s what Alabama Federation of Republican Women president Elois Zeanah said to bring up the point that childhood indoctrination would lead to a changed society.

And what is she referring to?

President Obama’s apparent plan to “indoctrinate” children via the adoption of a national set of education standards known as Common Core: [Read more...]


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