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Court Rules Students Can Be Expelled For Quoting Bible on Facebook

Felix Ngole was studying for an MA in Social Work at Sheffield university. In 2015 he made comments using his personal Facebook account on the story of the American registrar Kim Davis who was imprisoned after conscientiously refusing to register same-sex marriages. Felix expressed his Christian beliefs on the issue and argued that: “same sex …

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Should a Christian Go To Secular or Christian College?

Education is extremely important, even the Bible tells us so: “Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many. I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths. When thou goest, thy steps shall not be straitened; and when thou …

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Catholic School Removes Jesus Statues to Be ‘More Inclusive’

Parents of students at a Catholic school in the San Francisco Bay area are protesting the board’s decision to remove and relocate more than 160 statues of Jesus, Mary and historic church figures from the campus in an effort to make the school more “inclusive.” Shannon Fitzpatrick, who has an 8-year-old son at San Domenico School in San Anselmo told the …

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Reading, Writing, and Ramadan?

In San Diego, kids can finally celebrate their faith in schools — as long as that faith is Islam. In a bizarre move, the California school board voted unanimously to start incorporating more Muslim-themed lessons into classrooms. Officials of the San Diego Unified School District claim the decision will help combat “Islamophobia,” which they argue …

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How To Identify (And Rescue) A Victim Of Sex Trafficking

How And Why Trafficking Happens Sex trafficking takes place in nearly every country. Approaches to defining it and ending it have changed, while the steady stream of enslaved women and children have not completely subsided. While there are ghastly situations in which young girls’ virginity is sold off by their debt-stricken parents in Cambodia, the …

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Teachers Give ‘Most Likely to Become a Terrorist’ Award

CHANNELVIEW, Texas — A number of teachers in a Texas school district are being disciplined after naming a student “most likely to become a terrorist.” Lizeth Villanueva, a seventh grader, received a certificate during a mock awards ceremony Tuesday at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview, Texas, near Houston. Lizeth said the teacher who signed …

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Mississippi Teen Goes From Homeless to Harvard

ENTERPRISE — Hunter Mollett hasn’t had an easy life. Not too long ago, the young man was living in a trailer without power or water with just a griddle to cook on, and no food. He’d spend his nights on a park bench in hot, humid weather with mosquitoes biting him as he tried to …

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Bible Course for High School Students Advances in Kentucky Senate

A state Senate committee Thursday approved legislation creating an elective high school Bible literacy course. It also approved a reform bill that would ultimately repeal academic standards based on the controversial Common Core. The committee approved Senate Bill 138, which would create an elective social studies class on the Bible. Sponsored by state Sen. Robin …

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There’s the Door(s)

Robert Frost did not tell us that there were more than two roads in this yellow wood. He didn’t tell us that sometimes roads look the exact same either. Sometimes you have so many options and looking at them all is quite dizzying? Every turn has two or more roads. Every sign has two or …

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‘There is no God but Allah’? School accused of Islamic indoctrination

Maury County, Tennessee is in the heart of the Bible Belt. So it’s understandable why the local church ladies got all shook up when they discovered that school children had been forced to declare, “There is no God but Allah.” Seventh graders at Spring Hill Middle School spent three weeks covering Islam in a Social …

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