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Virginia Attorney Wants Public Schools to Stop Renting to Churches

LEESBURG, Va. – An outspoken Virginia attorney says that he wants public schools to stop renting space to churches for worship services, as he believes that the arrangement is a violation of the U.S. Constitution. Attorney John Flannery, a former federal prosecutor and congressional chief of staff, recently wrote on the blog “Loudon Progress” that he […]

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Arizona Biology Teacher Mocks Jesus, Biblical Creation in Lecture Slide

TEMPE, AZ – A biology teacher who describes himself as ‘an open-minded skeptic’ purportedly showed a slide in one of his classes that mocks Jesus and describes biblical creation as ‘magic.’ Christofer Bang is a lecturer at Arizona State University who teaches biology and ecology courses. According to his academic profile page, his areas of “expertise” […]

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Atheist Activist Group Threatens Lawsuit Over School Bible Distribution

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. – A prominent atheist activist organization has threatened to file a lawsuit against a Georgia school district if it allows a well-known Bible distribution ministry to continue to offer Bibles to public school students. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter on Friday to the superintendent of the Bartow […]

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‘This Will Not End Well’: School Board Allows ‘Transgender’ Males to Play on Girls’ Teams

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. – A Minnesota high school sports league’s decision to allow male students who ‘identify’ as females to participate in girls’ sports has elicited concern from many parents and Christians. On Thursday, the Minnesota State High School League Board of Directors approved a controversial “transgender” student policy. Once the policy goes into effect […]

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VENICE, Fla. – A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said. The teen is charged with felony human trafficking after a Friday arrest in Venice, near Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Associated Press […]

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Court Orders School District to Pay $75,000 for Denying Boy Use of Girls’ Restroom

AUGUSTA, Maine – A superior court has ordered a Maine school district to pay $75,000 to the attorneys of a male student who identifies as a female after it was declared that officials discriminated against him by denying the use of the girls’ restroom. As previously reported, Wyatt Maines is an identical twin who, according to his parents, has […]

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Irish School Withdraws Worksheet on Bible’s Teachings on Homosexuality Over Complaint

BELFAST, Ireland – A school in Ireland has apologized and has decided to withdraw a worksheet that presents the Bible’s teachings on homosexuality following a complaint over the assignment. Hunterhouse College in Belfast, a grammar school for girls ages 11-18, had included a study on 1 Corinthians 6: 9-11 for its Religious Studies curriculum, discussing a […]

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School Board Drops Hobby Lobby President’s Proposed Bible Course Following Complaint

MUSTANG, Okla. – An Oklahoma school board has dropped its plans to offer an elective Bible course proposed by the president of the popular craft chain Hobby Lobby following objection from a self-proclaimed atheist organization and a church-state separation group. As previously reported, the Mustang School Board had agreed in April to move forward with […]

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Atheists Prompt Investigation Into History Teacher for ‘Preaching’ Christianity in Class

STATESBORO, Ga. – Two self-identified atheist activist organizations have prompted an investigation into a university history teacher in Georgia in the heart of the Bible Belt who they accuse of allegedly preaching Christianity and Creationism in his classroom. The Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) and the Washington, D.C.-based Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and […]

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Texas Board of Education Approves Textbooks Citing Bible’s Influence on Founding Fathers

AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Board of Education has approved a number of proposed textbooks that had generated controversy this year over their assertion that the Scriptures were influential in the founding of the nation. The 10-5 vote on Friday was completely along party lines, with all Republicans in favor and all Democrats in opposition. […]

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