Following Warning, a “Prayer Requests” Board in a Mississippi Classroom Has Been Removed

A couple of weeks ago, the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center sent a letter to a Mississippi school district where a teacher had put up a Prayer Request Board in her classroom:

The letter was all it took to fix the problem:

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Knoxville (IA) City Council Will Privatize Land So Display with Christian Cross Can Stay Put

Remember that display of a kneeling soldier, gun in hand, next to a Christian cross, that sits in taxpayer-funded Young’s Park in Knoxville, Iowa?

After Americans United for Separation of Church and State called on the local city council to remove or change the display, people have been freaking out over this “attack” on their illegal promotion of Christianity.

There was a City Council meeting on Tuesday night that featured a lot of supports of the display making their case, but when it came down to it, the elected officials said they had figured out a way to avoid a lawsuit while keeping the display in place:

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Muslim Asylum Seekers Turn to Christianity in Hopes It Will Allow Them to Stay in Germany

Refugees from countries like Syria and Iran are escaping to various countries in Europe, leading to all sorts of logistical and ethical questions.

But here’s a point that I haven’t heard addressed much in the media: With Muslims flocking to Germany in particular, should we be concerned that so many are converting to Christianity?

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Louisiana Sheriff Says That Good Police Officers Must Believe in God

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana is the latest to put “In God We Trust” stickers on its patrol cars. What makes this particular incident stand out, though, is how Sheriff Louis M. Ackal (below) explained the importance of the stickers and why some officers are putting multiple stickers on their cars:

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Atheist TV’s Livestream Will Come to an End Tomorrow

Atheist TV, a project of American Atheists, premiered a year ago to a lot of fanfare and plenty of snarky criticism.

You might be surprised to learn it’s still a thing. Really. It’s been showing atheist-themed lectures, documentaries, and YouTube videos on loop for more than a year now. You can livestream it right now.

But that’s going to end tomorrow.

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