Texas School District Paints Over Ten Commandments Following Complaint From Atheist Activist Group

Texas School District Paints Over Ten Commandments Following Complaint From Atheist Activist Group

O’DONNELL, Texas — The superintendent of a school district in Texas has announced that a mural of the Ten Commandments at an area high school has been painted over following a complaint and legal threat from a professing atheist organization. “After consultation with legal counsel, community members and students, I have decided as the Superintendent […]

Florida Woman Arrested Following Flakka-Influenced Box Cutter Attack on Homeless Woman

Florida Woman Arrested Following Flakka-Influenced Box Cutter Attack on Homeless Woman

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Florida woman is behind bars after she allegedly attacked a homeless woman with a box cutter moments after smoking the synthetic drug Flakka. Marsha Lee Boothe, 25, was arrested on Sept. 20 and is facing a charge of aggravated battery with a lethal weapon. According to local television station WPLG, […]

Federal Judge Orders School District to Treat Male Who Identifies as Female ‘as the Girl She Is’

Federal Judge Orders School District to Treat Male Who Identifies as Female ‘as the Girl She Is’

MARENGO, Ohio — A federal judge ordered an Ohio school district on Monday to treat a male elementary school student who identifies as female “as the girl she is,” including allowing him to use the girls restroom and referring to the child with feminine pronouns. “The court orders school district officials to treat Jane Doe […]

Humanist Group Continues Legal Battle Against Florida Police Department for Hosting Community Prayer Vigil

Humanist Group Continues Legal Battle Against Florida Police Department for Hosting Community Prayer Vigil

OCALA, Fla. — A prominent humanist group is seeking summary judgment in a lawsuit against a Florida police department for hosting and promoting a community prayer vigil in 2014, which it asserts is an unconstitutional government entanglement with religion. The American Humanist Association (AHA) had sued the Ocala Police Department in November 2014 two months after it […]

Graphic Artist Challenges State Law Forbidding Her From Declining Creation of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Sites

Graphic Artist Challenges State Law Forbidding Her From Declining Creation of Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Sites

DENVER, Co. — A graphic artist in Colorado has filed a preemptive lawsuit to challenge a state law that she says forbids her from turning down orders to create websites in favor of same-sex “marriage.” Lorie Smith runs 303 Creative, where she creates custom websites for clients. Smith, who identifies as a Christian, believes that God has called […]

NJ Father Arrested After Son Brings 30 Packs of Heroin to Kindergarten in Lunchbox

NJ Father Arrested After Son Brings 30 Packs of Heroin to Kindergarten in Lunchbox

TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man and his girlfriend are behind bars after the man’s five-year-old son was found carrying 30 packs of heroin in his school lunchbox. Maurice Leonard, 28, and his girlfriend Turia Justice, 27, were taken into custody on Wednesday at their Trenton home and charged with endangering the welfare of […]

Washington Attorney Advises Elementary School to Approve ‘After School Satan’ Club

Washington Attorney Advises Elementary School to Approve ‘After School Satan’ Club

SEATTLE, Wash. – An attorney is advising an elementary school in Washington to approve an “After School Satan” club, warning that the school district may incur expensive litigation if they turn down the Satanic group. The Satanic Temple of Seattle recently approached the Mount Vernon School District, asking if the group could start an after-school Satanic program […]

Federal Judge Rules Wisconsin School District Must Allow Girl in Boys’ Restroom While Lawsuit Proceeds

Federal Judge Rules Wisconsin School District Must Allow Girl in Boys’ Restroom While Lawsuit Proceeds

MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — A federal judge has issued a temporary injunction against a Wisconsin school district, ordering officials to allow a female student who identifies as a boy to use the boys’ restroom while her case moves forward in court. “There’s no question that Ash has already suffered harm and has had physical repercussions from […]

Museum of African American History Opens, Telling Story of Sinful Slavery, Segregation in Nation’s Past

Museum of African American History Opens, Telling Story of Sinful Slavery, Segregation in Nation’s Past

WASHINGTON — The Smithsonian Museum of African American History opened its doors to the public on Saturday, taking visitors on a journey through America’s past from its struggles with the national sin of slavery and segregation to the days when blacks were finally recognized as being equal to whites. The 400,000 square foot museum was […]

Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Law Allowing Magistrates to Opt-Out of Officiating ‘Gay Weddings’

Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging Law Allowing Magistrates to Opt-Out of Officiating ‘Gay Weddings’

RALEIGH, N.C. — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging a North Carolina law that allows judges to opt out of officiating “gay weddings” because of their religious convictions. U.S. District Judge Max Coburn, nominated to the bench by Barack Obama, ruled on Tuesday that the plaintiffs in the case lacked standing, as well as proof […]