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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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Idaho Gov Butch Otter vetoes bill permitting Bible as reference in schools, ‘could result for the loss of funding and costly litigation’

The Republican governor of Idaho, Gov. Butch Otter, has vetoed a bill that would permitted the Bible to be used a for reference purposes in public school classrooms out of concern that it could result in a lawsuit. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Idaho passes bill to allow Bible in public school classrooms

A bill that would allow the Bible to be used in the classrooms of public schools has passed the Idaho legislature and now goes on to Gov. C. L. “Butch” Otter for approval. The voluntary use of the Bible as reference More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015
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Tennessee: School district ends visits by Gideons, free Bibles as ‘unconstitutional’

The distribution of Bibles by the Gideons has been banned in six Tennessee schools because it has been deemed unconstitutional. Six schools in Bledsoe County School District are no longer allowed to welcome Gideons More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, January 8th, 2015
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Missouri student, Loyal Grandstaff, told he can’t read Bible in school during free time

A 12-year-old Missouri student claims he was told to put away his Bible when he began reading it during classroom free time. Bueker Middle School seventh grader Loyal Grandstaff got out his Bible to read and was More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Brooks Hamby defied school, ‘violates Constitution’ by mentioning Christ in graduation speech

A California high school graduate Brooks Hamby recently caused a bit of a stir and ultimately defied the school district’s demands as he thanked Jesus Christ during his graduation speech. As school salutatorian More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
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Christian College makes statement that humanity came from Adam and Eve, viewed as attack on professors

The headline in some news outlets is “College professors forced to deny evolution” as a Christian college formally clarifies its belief that “all humanity is descended from Adam and Eve.” Bryan College in More...

By Laura Jones On Wednesday, January 15th, 2014
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Brynn Williams, California first-grader ‘not allowed to talk about Bible’ during Christmas class assignment

California’s Helen Hunt-Jackson Elementary School has landed in the center of controversy after a teacher allegedly “showed undue hostility toward a first grader’s faith last month during a presentation about More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013
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Moody Bible Institute lifts ban on tobacco and alcohol use by employees

The Moody Bible Institute will no longer require employees to refrain from alcohol and tobacco consumption, a dramatic policy change affecting 600 workers in its radio, publishing and educational divisions. photo More...

By Herman Cummings On Thursday, August 8th, 2013
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The Truth of Genesis: An Attack upon America, Part 3 – Evolution & Islam

To clear up some questions from Part One (Atheism), Virginia Steen-McIntyre, a geologist for the US Geological Survey, more than 40 years ago reported human artifacts to be 260,000 years old in Mexico.  Why does More...

By Laura Jones On Sunday, June 9th, 2013
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CAIR battles Michigan school district, which apologizes for Bible study permission forms

CAIR Executive Director Dawus Walid wrote in a letter to the school district, “School staff and teachers are not to serve as advocates for one particular religion or congregation within a religion by passing out More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, April 14th, 2013
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Walt Tutka, New Jersey teacher, filed lawsuit after being fired for showing a student his Bible

A former teacher in New Jersey who lost his job for showing his Bible to a student has filed a complaint against the Phillipsburg School District. Walt Tutka claims religious discrimination and retaliation as the More...

By Laura Jones On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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New York teacher who advises Bible Study Club forced to take down Bible verses and Reagan quote

A New York public school teacher who advised a school Bible Study club has filed a civil rights lawsuit against her school district after she was forced to remove all religious content from her classroom — including More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Minnesota school district loses lawsuit over attempt to ban Christian club

The board for the Minneapolis Special School District No. 1 approved a settlement on Tuesday that will cost the district $100,000 in legal fees, the Star Tribune reports, and could open the door for similar clubs More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 10th, 2012
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South Carolina high school okays student to use Bible verse in her graduation speech

A South Carolina high school has reversed course and will now allow their Student of the Year to cite Proverbs from the Bible in her graduation speech, reports the Christian Post. Mariah Kirby Student of the Year, More...


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