UK Couple to Take Legal Action Against Church of England School After Male Student Allowed to Wear Dress

UK Couple to Take Legal Action Against Church of England School After Male Student Allowed to Wear Dress

ISLE OF WIGHT — A couple in the United Kingdom has pulled their son out of school and plans to file a legal challenge after it was suggested that they might be “transphobic” for expressing concern that a boy was permitted to present himself as a girl on-and-off at the Church of England school their son […]

School Removes Cafeteria Plaque Thanking God for Food Following Complaint From Atheist Activist Group

School Removes Cafeteria Plaque Thanking God for Food Following Complaint From Atheist Activist Group

WYTHEVILLE, Va. — An elementary school in Virginia has removed a plaque from its cafeteria that thanks God for the food following a complaint from a prominent professing atheist organization. The plaque at issue, which had been displayed in the cafeteria of Spiller Elementary School in Wytheville, read, “Our Father, we thank Thee for this food. […]

Georgia Middle School Apologizes After Poem Calls God a ‘Naked Lie,’ ‘Mythical Creature’

Georgia Middle School Apologizes After Poem Calls God a ‘Naked Lie,’ ‘Mythical Creature’

CEDARTOWN, Ga. — Officials at a middle school in Georgia have apologized after a poem used during a sixth grade mythology lesson seemed to attack God as being a “naked lie” and a “mythical creature.” “God is like a mythical creature/A unicorn with silver blood/If you drink the blood, you will live forever/It makes a good […]

Indiana Teacher Tells First-Graders to Keep ‘God, Jesus, Devil’ Out of Classroom Conversations

Indiana Teacher Tells First-Graders to Keep ‘God, Jesus, Devil’ Out of Classroom Conversations

McCordsville, Ind. — An elementary school teacher in Indiana recently sent home a classroom update to parents that included a request to tell their children not to talk about “God, Jesus and [the] devil” at school. The McCordsville Elementary School teacher, whose name has not been made public, sent the request on Aug. 23 after hearing an […]

Appeals Court Rules Against High School Football Coach Who Lost Job for Praying on Field

Appeals Court Rules Against High School Football Coach Who Lost Job for Praying on Field

BREMERTON, Wash. — The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against a Washington football coach who was put out of a job in 2015 as school district officials decided not to renew his contract in the midst of a battle over his desire to pray at the 50-yard line. “While we ‘recognize the important […]

Parents Feel ‘Betrayed’ After Teacher Reads Transgender-Themed Books to Kindergarten Class

Parents Feel ‘Betrayed’ After Teacher Reads Transgender-Themed Books to Kindergarten Class

ROCKLIN, Calif. — A number of parents in Rocklin, California say that they feel betrayed after a kindergarten teacher recently read two transgender-themed books to students without their prior knowledge. “My daughter came home crying and shaking, so afraid she could turn into a boy,” one parent stated during a packed board meeting for Rocklin Academy […]

New Mexico Public School Paints Over Scripture Mural Following Complaint

New Mexico Public School Paints Over Scripture Mural Following Complaint

CLOVIS, N.M. — Officials with a public school in New Mexico quickly agreed to paint over a mural featuring a Scripture citation after receiving a letter from a prominent atheist-led church-state separation group last week. The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) recently sent a letter to the Clovis Municipal School District after receiving a […]

Parents of Eight-Year-Old Boy Who Identifies as Girl Sue School for ‘Forcing’ Son ‘to Live as a Boy’

Parents of Eight-Year-Old Boy Who Identifies as Girl Sue School for ‘Forcing’ Son ‘to Live as a Boy’

YORBA LINDA, Ca. — The parents of an eight-year-old California boy who identifies as a girl have sued the private school that their son had been enrolled in for allegedly “being forced to live as a boy,” including requiring him to wear the boys’ uniform and not using his preferred female name or pronoun. “When […]

Former Liberty University VP Raises Concern After Calling for Meeting With ‘Your Holiness’ to Unite Evangelicals, Catholics

Former Liberty University VP Raises Concern After Calling for Meeting With ‘Your Holiness’ to Unite Evangelicals, Catholics

Concerns are being raised as Johnnie Moore, the former vice president of communications for Liberty University—which heralds itself at the world’s largest Christian university—and travel assistant to President Jerry Falwell, Jr., recently sent a letter to Roman Catholic leader Jorge Bergoglio, also known as “Pope Francis,” to request a meeting to discuss Moore’s objection to […]