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‘Historic’ Ruling States That Abstinence-Only Sex Ed Isn’t Sex Ed - Ya Think???

OK, so this isn't strictly speaking atheist news, but it could be a small bite out of religious idiocy. In a decision that’s being hailed a…

Started by Bertold Brautigan

8 Jun 30, 2015
Reply by P.J. Simons

Conservative think tank gives Texas' biased school curriculum a low grade

If the right-wing members of the Texas State Board of Education were capable of feeling embarrassment (and the evidence suggests that they…

Started by Hugh Kramer

2 Feb 18, 2011
Reply by Joe Tomberlin

Yale professor David Gelernter advocates mandatory teaching of the Bible

Yale professor David Gelernter tells Big Think that America should acknowledge its identity as a Judeo-Christian society and mandate teachi…

Started by The Big Blue Frog

17 Oct 5, 2010
Reply by Drregaleagle

Calif. Community College Imposing Religion

Americans United for Separation of Church and State has asked a federal appeals court to stop a Southern California community college from…

Started by Sandy

3 Aug 9, 2010
Reply by Hugh Kramer

Louisiana Textbooks Up For Review

From the Monroe, Louisiana News Star newspaper: Best quote ever from this article: We want evolution taught, but we want the fallacies in t…

Started by The Big Blue Frog

8 Jul 28, 2010
Reply by Dustin Williams

Copenhagen Declaration on Religion in Public Life

LINK: Copenhagen Declaration on Religion in Public Life The recent Gods and Politics conference in Copenhagen adopted the following Declar…

Started by Glenn Sogge

2 Jun 29, 2010
Reply by Meddlesome

Richard Dawkins would like to start an atheist 'free-school'

Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and best-selling author of The God Delusion, said he'd be interested in setting up an atheist free…

Started by Hugh Kramer

2 Jun 24, 2010
Reply by Hugh Kramer

Wisconsin makes contraceptive education illegal

I saw this today on the News, it pissed me off. People have sex, get over it. Scott Southworth is an evangelical christian, anyone living i…

Started by AletheaT

16 Apr 13, 2010

The Christian Right and Public Education in Texas

Years ago, Religious Right leaders made it clear that controlling what students learn in public schools was critical to their goal of chan…

Started by Aiden

1 Feb 5, 2010
Reply by Jo Jerome

Texas State Board of Education protects our children from critical thinking

From the Washington Monthly via Steve Leigh: With childlike glee, McLeroy flipped through the pages and explained what he saw as the gapin…

Started by Brandon P

4 Jan 9, 2010
Reply by Jo Jerome



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