David Barton: The Bible in Schools and Violent Crime

In two recent sermons (Whitesburg Baptist Church - AL; Crossroads Church - OK), David Barton told his audience that violent crime has increased 694% since the 1963 Supreme Court decision on Bible reading in schools. Barton cited Benjamin Rush as a founding father who believe the Bible should be in schools. According to Barton, Rush warned that crime would increase if the Bible was ever removed from education.To his audience at Crossroads (36 minutes into the video), Barton showed this chart … [Read more...]