Reading Time: 4 minutes The Board of Trustees for the Greenville County Schools in South Carolina wants clergy members to be able to review what books are appropriate for public school students, and they may face a legal challenge if they go through with it. Recently, there’s been a push by conservative school boards to ban books deemed inappropriate […]
Freedom From Religion Foundation
A Georgia teacher openly bragged about trying to convert students
Reading Time: 4 minutes A Christian teacher at a public school in Georgia is using her position to try and convert students to her faith, and she got caught after bragging about it online. According to the Freedom From Religion Foundation, Jenny Savoy, a reading enrichment teacher at Richards Middle School in Gwinnett County, has spent the past couple […]
A Virginia School’s Cafeteria Sign Urges Students to Thank God for Their Food
Reading Time: 2 minutes Thank the cafeteria staff instead. They did all the work.
Wisconsin May Block Medical Students From Learning How To Perform Abortions
Condescension Isn’t Kindness
Reading Time: 5 minutes Recently, an article ran about the award I received from the Freedom From Religion Foundation in the Clarion Ledger and was later reprinted by the Hattiesburg American. I received the first ever Yip Harburg Youth Activist award for an article I wrote about cruel responses to the complaint the City of Collins received for their Christmas decorations. The […]
What do Churches Have to Hide?
Reading Time: 3 minutes U.S. nonprofit organizations are required to disclose their financial information to the public. It’s a contract—the Internal Revenue Service gives them nonprofit status, and in return they prove that they’re spending that money wisely. This applies to all nonprofits except churches and religious organizations. Isn’t that odd? It’s almost like they have something to hide.