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School District Reaches Agreement with Humanists Following Lawsuit Over Coach-Led Prayers

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — A school district in Georgia has reached an agreement with a prominent humanist organization, resulting in the dismissal of a lawsuit surrounding alleged coach-led prayer at a local high school. As previously reported, the American Humanist Association (AHA) sent a letter last August to the superintendent of Hall County Schools, the principal of […]

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Two Mennonite Colleges Announce Hiring Policy Change to Employ ‘Married’ Homosexuals

Two American colleges that identify as Mennonite institutions have announced changes to their hiring policy to now allow the employment of homosexuals who have “wed” their partners. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia and Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana announced the alterations on Monday, while claiming to still hold to the biblical principles as […]

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Atheist Activist Group Accuses Iowa Basketball Coach of ‘Religious Coercion’

AMES, Iowa — A prominent atheist activist organization has sent a letter to the president of a secular university in Iowa, accusing its new head basketball coach of “religious coercion” for praying with players and sharing his Christian faith. The Madison,Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a letter to Iowa State University President Steven […]

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South African Student Leader Under Investigation for Facebook Comment Opposing ‘Gay Marriage’

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — A college student in South Africa has been removed as acting president of her student council after she posted a comment on her personal Facebook page expressing disapproval over the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on “gay marriage.” Zizipho Pae, who had been serving as acting president of the University of […]

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Evolutionist Professor Resigns from Christian College after School Affirms Genesis Creation Account

MISHAWAKA, Ind. – A Philosophy professor with ties to an evolution-supporting organization resigned from a Christian college after the school affirmed its commitment to the biblical interpretation of the creation of Adam and Eve. Dr. James Stump began teaching at Bethel College in 1998, working as a Professor of Philosophy for several years. Last month, […]

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Judge Orders School District to Stop Promoting Christianity, Fines Officials $7500 for Contempt

FLOWOOD, Miss. — A federal judge in Mississippi has ordered a school district in the Bible Belt to stop promoting Christianity during school events and fined officials $7500 for being in “contempt” by continuing to do so in spite of an agreement reached two years ago with a humanist organization. As previously reported, the American Humanist […]

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Christian Schools File Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court Over Obamacare Abortion Pill Mandate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Christian institutions have filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in an effort to challenge a requirement surrounding what has been dubbed as the Obamacare abortion pill mandate. The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which represented the popular craft chain Hobby Lobby before the high court last year, filed the […]

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Christian Campus Groups Stripped of Recognition for Requiring Christian Leaders Regain Rights

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Christian student groups in the California State University system that were stripped of official recognition last year for requiring their leaders to be Christian have now regained their rights following a reversal of the decision. As previously reported, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, which identifies as an “evangelical campus mission,” lost recognition last fall at […]

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Teacher Who Read Homosexual Book to Third Graders Resigns Following Parental Outrcy

EFLAND, N.C. — An elementary school teacher who read a book about homosexuality to third graders has resigned following outcry from parents who were upset that their children were exposed to the material. Both teacher Omar Currie and Assistant Principal Meg Goodhand have resigned from their positions at Efland-Cheeks Elementary School following the incident, which occurred […]

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Virginia Girl Who Identifies as Boy Sues School District for Being Disallowed Use of Men’s Restroom

GLOUCESTER, Va. — A Virginia girl who identifies as a boy has sued her local school district in an effort to obtain permission to use the men’s restroom at school. As previously reported, Gavin Grimm, 16, told reporters in December that she began using the boys’ restroom after obtaining permission from the school principal when she expressed disapproval over being […]

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