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SC Republican wants to end public schools: Nothing ‘in the Bible about state education’

A Republican candidate for South Carolina lieutenant governor wants to replace public schooling with church-run schools, but he admits it would be a difficult process that could take years. Ray Moore, a retired Army Reserves chaplain and president of Frontline Ministries, sketched out his plan for dismantling public education in…

Georgia’s Episcopal bishops sign statement opposing Republican ‘guns in church’ bill

The highest officials in Georgia’s Episcopal Diocese signed a letter on Tuesday urging the state legislature to abandon its push to allow guns in churches. The letter appeared on EpiscopalAtlanta.org after the Republican-led state House passed HB 875, which would allow gun owners to carry concealed weapons in churches, bars…

Prayer and religious displays could return to Ohio schools under new proposal

The ACLU backed off a threat to sue a southwest Ohio school district that invited an evangelical group to teach students about archery and creationism. A parent complained that an instructor from the group His Pins had told students at Berry Elementary School that “God created the earth and humans…

We Must All Unite Against Unity

Arizona just banned ethnic studies classes from their public schools. Now, some might say, “Oh, they didn’t ban all ethnic studies classes from schools, just the ones that promote ethnic solidarity or resentment.” That would be totally cool, except that the bill as passed is so vague that you pretty…

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