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Mississippi Democrat Credell Calhoun Wants Teachers To Recite The 10 Commandments Every Day


On Tuesday, Democratic Mississippi Rep. Credell Calhoun introduced a bill that would impose strict religious requirements on teachers in the state’s public schools. Among other proposed rules, House Bill 1100 would mandate that Missouri educators rea…
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Mississippi Conveniently Uses Religion For LGBT Discrimination


Mississippi’s Governor Phil Bryant has had another attack of Convenient Religious Belief just in time to ask a judge to reinstate House Bill 1523.
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Coming Out As An Atheist In Mississippi


The experience of coming out as an atheist is not going to be the same for everyone. There are still places where it is likely to be difficult and result in a loss of support.
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Christian Privilege in Mississippi


It can be difficult to live in Mississippi without noticing the Christian privilege that is so pervasive here. Many isolated examples are fairly trivial; the cumulative impact is not.
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Mississippi Police Want to Arrest the Satanists Who Turn Dead People Gay | VICE | United States


Just over a week ago the Satanic Temple, unwavering disciples of the Prince of Darkness and aspiring adopt-a-highway participants, performed a Pink Mass over the grave of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps Jr.'s mom. On Monday, the chief of the Meridian PD said that they are “in the process of constructing affidavits” and “will have [the satanists] arrested as soon as [they] can.”
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Mississippi Republican Lawmaker Pushes Bill That Would Allow The Teaching Of Creationism In Science Classes


“To say that creationism as a theory is any less valuable than any other theory that nobody can scientifically prove I just think is being close-minded.”
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Antiscience bill in Mississippi | NCSE


House Bill 50, introduced in the Mississippi House of Representatives and referred to the House Education Committee on February 8, 2016, would, if enacted, allow science teachers with idiosyncratic opinions to teach anything they pleased — and prohibit responsible educational authorities from intervening.
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Gallup: New Hampshire the least-religious state


The most religious state, meanwhile, is Mississippi.
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Mississippi Teacher Calls Atheist Student a “Fool,” Humanist Group Intervenes


Mississippi Teacher Calls Atheist Student a “Fool,” Humanist Group Intervenes
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