Gayle Jordan, a Democrat running for state senate in Trump country, will soon find out if an openly atheist candidate can win public office in Tennessee.
New Education Reform Report written for the Trump administration would put the Christian God in public schools.
Do we want our children to learn about world religions as part of their public school education? If so, how might we best accomplish this?
Recently, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law HB 128, which allows public schools to offer a Bible class as an elective. What could possibly go wrong? Here at Americans United, we have two main concerns.
It’ll still happen, I’m sure.
One Friday afternoon, Betty Ogletree’s daughter RaMae came home in tears. “I can’t do this anymore,” RaMae cried, as Ogletree remembers it. RaMae was a straight-A fourth grader at Watauga Elementary School, a public K-5 in the bucolic town of Abingdon in southwest Virginia. But in a community where most families trumpeted their conservative Christianity, she was marked as an outsider for her lack of belief in the Gospel of Jesus. “Can you please homeschool me?” her mother recalls her pleading.
National group sees public schools as the “largest single mission field in America.”
Jason Evert, the founder of the Chastity Project, says the key to a happy life is for girls to dress modestly and abstain from sexual intimacy until marria
A new study shows that anti-evolution lessons have become more stealthily integrated into curricula.
There has been a modest drop in overall rates of belief in God and participation in religious practices. But religiously affiliated Americans are as observant