University of Glasgow Bible Students Warned: You May Find the Crucifixion Too Upsetting!

University of Glasgow Bible Students Warned: You May Find the Crucifixion Too Upsetting!

GLASGOW, Scotland (Daily Mail) — Theology students are being warned in advance that they may see distressing images while studying the crucifixion of Jesus, giving them a chance to leave if they fear being upset. It is part of a trend at a number of universities for ‘trigger warnings’ issued by tutors to let students […]

Proposed South Carolina Bill Would Allow Teachers to Participate in Student-Led Prayer

Proposed South Carolina Bill Would Allow Teachers to Participate in Student-Led Prayer

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A proposed bill in South Carolina would allow teachers to participate in times of student-led prayer and to join in on any student-led religious clubs. H.B. 3345, sponsored by Reps. Bill Chumley, Mike Burns and Stephen Long, was filed in the state General Assembly on December 15. “[T]he South Carolina General Assembly finds that […]

Appeals Court: ‘Transgender’ Student Must Be Allowed to Use Girls’ Restroom as Lawsuit Proceeds

Appeals Court: ‘Transgender’ Student Must Be Allowed to Use Girls’ Restroom as Lawsuit Proceeds

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An appeals court has ruled that a male student who identifies as female must be allowed to use the girls’ restroom at school while the district’s lawsuit against the Obama administration moves forward in court. The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s injunction on Thursday that mandates that the […]

Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun at University Could Lead to Expulsion

Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun at University Could Lead to Expulsion

(Christian Institute) — Students at the University of Oxford could be expelled if they fail to use ‘gender neutral’ pronouns, it has been revealed. The Sunday Times reported that under the university’s behaviour guidelines, students and staff are now required to use the gender neutral pronouns ‘zie’ or ‘ey’ instead of ‘he’ or ‘she’ when […]

Liberty University to Open First On-Campus Firing Range in Nation

Liberty University to Open First On-Campus Firing Range in Nation

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Liberty University, which heralds itself as the world’s largest Christian university, is set to become the first educational institution in the nation to open an on-campus firing range. “We have a very pro-Second Amendment student body,” President Jerry Falwell told the Washington Post this week. He said that one of the reasons for […]

Indiana School District Ends Prayer During School Programs Following Complaint From Atheist Activists

Indiana School District Ends Prayer During School Programs Following Complaint From Atheist Activists

NORTH VERNON, Ind. — An Indiana school district has discontinued all invocations during school programs following a complaint from a prominent professing atheist organization. Earlier this year, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to the superintendent of Jennings County Schools to request that prayer be kept out of district-sponsored events. It […]

Judge on Trump’s Supreme Court List Issues Ruling Favorable of Allowing ‘Gay-Straight Alliance’ at Middle School

Judge on Trump’s Supreme Court List Issues Ruling Favorable of Allowing ‘Gay-Straight Alliance’ at Middle School

An appeals court judge who is on President-elect Donald Trump’s list of potential nominees for the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a ruling on Tuesday that reversed a lower court’s dismissal of a complaint surrounding the denial of a “gay-straight alliance” club at a Florida middle school. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals Judge William Pryor, who also […]

Football Coaches at Pennsylvania School Told to Stop Praying With Players Following Complaint

Football Coaches at Pennsylvania School Told to Stop Praying With Players Following Complaint

DANVILLE, Pa. — Football coaches at a school in north central Pennsylvania have been instructed to stop joining in pre-game prayers with players after a prominent professing atheist group recently contacted the school district to complaint about the practice. According to reports, a resident of Danville contacted the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) to advise […]

Attacker at Ohio State University: ‘We Will Not Let You Sleep Unless You Give Peace to Muslims’

Attacker at Ohio State University: ‘We Will Not Let You Sleep Unless You Give Peace to Muslims’

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The attacker at Ohio State University who plowed into a group of students on campus and then began stabbing people with a knife reportedly posted remarks just prior to the attack, declaring, “We will not let you sleep unless you give peace to the Muslims.” “I can’t take it anymore. America! Stop interfering […]

U.K. School Apologizes for Issuing Disciplinary Warning to Teaching Assistant Who Answered Student’s Questions on Homosexuality

U.K. School Apologizes for Issuing Disciplinary Warning to Teaching Assistant Who Answered Student’s Questions on Homosexuality

CORNWALL, U.K. — A school in the U.K. apologized on Monday in reaching an agreement with a teaching assistant who planned to file a legal challenge against a disciplinary warning she was issued for answering a student’s questions on homosexuality in accordance with her Christian beliefs. Victoria Allen, 51, was to have asked an employment tribunal to overturn the action […]

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