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History Hysteria: Md. Dad Flips Out Over Daughter’s High School Study Of Islam

When an extremist dad found out his daughter had received an assignment to learn about the rise of Islam in history, he got more than a little upset. In fact, he went so far as to threaten the school.

The Maryland Independent in Charles County reported last week that Kevin Wood, a former corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps, was slapped with a no-trespassing order after he made vague threats over the phone to La Plata High School Vice Principal Shannon Morris. Read more

Sight Fight: U.S. Military Must See Problem With Bible Engravings

Yesterday I wrote about a controversy that has erupted over the revelation that a Michigan-based company has engraved references to biblical passages on rifle scopes that were ordered by the U.S. military.

A reporter with the Detroit News saw that post and called me near the end of the day to get some of my thoughts about the matter. Read more