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 […]

Appeals Court Upholds School District’s Order for Teacher to Cleanse Christianity From Classroom

Appeals Court Upholds School District’s Order for Teacher to Cleanse Christianity From Classroom

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — An appeals court has upheld a lower court ruling siding with a New York school district that instructed a teacher to cleanse Christianity from her classroom under threat of termination. The Buffalo News reports that the Second Circuit Court of Appeals this month rejected the arguments of high school biology and anatomy […]

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case of Kansas Parents Concerned State Science Standards Promote Atheism

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case of Kansas Parents Concerned State Science Standards Promote Atheism

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a Kansas citizen’s group that expressed concern over state science standards, which they assert indoctrinates children as young as kindergarten with atheism. “It’s not that they can’t talk about [biblical Creation],” Jim McNiece, chairman of the Kansas Board of Education, told reporters […]

Pennsylvania School District Asks Court to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Restroom Rules

Pennsylvania School District Asks Court to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Restroom Rules

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — A school district in Pennsylvania has asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its new resolution that students should use the restroom that correlates with their biological gender. “Plaintiffs have failed to state a Title IX Claim against the district upon which relief can be granted, and thus said claim […]

High School Football Coach No Longer Leading Prayers Following Complaint From Atheist Group

High School Football Coach No Longer Leading Prayers Following Complaint From Atheist Group

DUNMORE, Pa. — A high school football coach in Pennsylvania is now no longer leading prayers with his team following the receipt of a complaint from a prominent professing atheist organization. According to reports, Dunmore High School Head Coach Jack Henzes has led his team in prayer before each game for years. “We pray to […]

Report: Number of Homeschooled Students in U.S. Approaching Two Million

Report: Number of Homeschooled Students in U.S. Approaching Two Million

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Homeschooling is an increasingly popular form of education in the U.S, with an estimated 1.8 million students now being educated at home, according to a detailed report that was released last week. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the branch of the U.S. Department of Education that is responsible for […]

Alberta Teachers’ Assoc. Guide Suggests Teaching Children ‘Why Homophobia Leads Us to Sin’

Alberta Teachers’ Assoc. Guide Suggests Teaching Children ‘Why Homophobia Leads Us to Sin’

EDMONTON, Alberta — The Alberta Teachers’ Association recently released a guide for teachers to instruct students about “sexual and gender minorities,” including suggestions that children try out drag for a day to “explore perceptions of gender” and be taught “why homophobia leads us to sin.” The manual, created with partial funding from the government of Alberta, is […]

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