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A Bee In The ADF’s (Easter) Bonnet: The Problem With Teaching ‘About’ Religion In Schools

Every year around this time the Alliance Defense Fund (ADF) issues a memo asserting that public school officials can teach about the religious aspects of Easter in class.

Can public schools actually do this? Yes and no. Like any other discussion of religion in public schools, it all depends on what is being said in the classroom. Read more

Memo To The Religious Right: On Sept. 11, 2011, Americans Can Pray – Even Without Government Direction

The 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks is fast approaching, giving the Religious Right just a few more days to rant and rave about the lack of official prayers at the commemoration sponsored by New York City. Read more