Kentucky Governor Signs Bill Legalizing Discrimination Against LGBT Students

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin declares open season on gay kids, signs bill legalizing discrimination against LGBT students. In Kentucky, it’s open season on gay kids after Gov. Bevin signed Senate Bill 17 into law. The new law allows student organizations at high schools and colleges to discriminate against LGBT students under the guise of expressing [Read More…]


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Trump Budget Gives $250 Million For Private (Mostly Religious) Schools

Trump’s new budget will slash funding for public education while giving $250 million to fund private, mostly religious schools. The Washington Post reports the Trump administration is seeking to cut $9.2 billion — or 13.5 percent — from the Education Department’s budget. However, while the Trump administration plans on decimating the the Education Department’s budget, the administration [Read More…]


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Oklahoma Bill Would Force Christian Prayers Into Public Schools

American Taliban: New legislation would result in students being coerced into Christian prayers in Oklahoma public schools.  SB 450 – also known as the “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act” for Schools – claims to protect “voluntary religious expression in the classroom.” However, in reality, the legislation would force public school students to participate in Christian prayers. [Read More…]


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Arkansas Bill Would Ban Howard Zinn Books From Public Schools

Arkansas Republican introduces legislation that would ban the works of historian Howard Zinn from public schools in the state. Arkansas State Rep. Kim Hendren has introduced legislation (House Bill 1834) that would ban all public schools and open enrollment charter schools from “including in its curriculum or course materials for a program of study books [Read More…]


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Trump Promises Taxpayer Money For Religious Schools

Trump’s school choice plan will fund private religious schools and destroy secular public education in the United States. During his address before a joint session of Congress earlier this week, President Donald Trump repeated his campaign pledge that he would provide taxpayer money to fund private, religious schools. In his speech Trump declared: I am [Read More…]


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Atheist Receives Death Threats After Ten Commandments Decision

More of that Christian love: Atheist mom receives death threats after a public school is forced to remove a Ten Commandments monument. Some conservative Christians are angry after a Pennsylvania school district agreed to remove a 6-foot tall granite Ten Commandments monument in front of a public high school. The New Kensington-Arnold School District says [Read More…]


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White House: States Can Discriminate Against Transgender Students

States will now be allowed to discriminate against transgender students according to new guidelines to be released by the White House. According to multiple reports, the Trump administration will “rescind guidance to schools that bars discrimination against transgender students,” allowing states dominated by religious conservatives to discriminate against transgender students. Alluding to the changes, White [Read More…]


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Ham’s Ark Encounter Exhibit Features Giants Fighting Dinosaurs

Teaching children that dinosaurs and humans co-existed, Ken Ham’s Creationist theme park will feature a diorama with gladiator-style fights involving humans, giants, and a dinosaur. Ham tweeted an image of the new diorama in to be featured Kentucky’s “Ark Encounter” theme park earlier this week: Exquisite design by @ArkEncounter artists for new Diorama depicting wicked [Read More…]


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Report: Plan To Force God Into Public Schools Released

New Education Reform Report written for the Trump administration would put the Christian God in public schools. An alarming report, written by a Christian conservative group with ties to Education Secretary Betsy Devos, plans for the promotion of Christianity in public schools and putting an end to the Department of Education. The Washington Post reports: [Read More…]


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Trump’s Justice Department Abandons Transgender Kids

Going backwards: Feds halt Obama administration’s attempt to protect the civil rights of transgender students. A day after Christian conservative Jeff Sessions was sworn into office as Attorney General, the Justice Department quietly dropped the Obama administration’s attempt to secure civil rights for transgender individuals. Politico reports: On Friday night, Justice Department attorneys handling a [Read More…]


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