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Public School Teacher Leads Trip to Creation Museum To Expose Students To "Science"

Reading Time: 2 minutes In 2006, Matthew LaClair was a student in the Kearny High School history classroom of David Paszkiewicz. Matthew heard his teacher making some very unusual statements about Christianity: From Sept. 13-15, the class was told that all the biblical prophecies have come true, dinosaurs were on Noah’s ark and all nonChristians belong in hell. He […]

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Atheist Teacher vs. Christian Student

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, California teacher Jim Corbett lost his case against student Chad Farnan. Farnan had accused his history teacher of make anti-Christian comments during class and the court agreed. Based on the lawsuit and the comments I’d read Corbett had made, I wasn’t siding with the teacher (though I agreed with what he said). I […]

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Christian Attends Girlfriend's Prom; Gets Suspended

Reading Time: 2 minutes I mentioned a few days ago that 17-year-old Tyler Frost would be suspended if he attended his girlfriend’s high school prom… because Frost attends a fundamentalist Christian school that forbids dancing. Turns out he went to the dance, anyway. And the school has suspended him. Frost didn’t go to school Monday. Instead, he and his […]

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I pledge-a yada yada

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just back from a family week in D.C. We imposed on the hospitality of very good friends, both of them deeply impressive and humane people employed by admirable non-profits influencing public policy and making a difference in the world. The kind of people who make me feel (through no fault of their own) like I’m […]

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A High School English Paper on Atheism

Reading Time: < 1 minute From a high school reader from a small town in North Dakota: In my English class, we’re supposed to write a persuasive paper. I’ve decided to “persuade” my religious teacher, religious classmates, and religious school that God is a theory… I know my paper is going to cause quite a commotion,so I want it to […]