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Oklahoma Encore: Right-Wing Reps Push Religion-In-Schools Bill Again

Just last week I blogged about how allowing religious indoctrination in an Oklahoma public school destroyed a community with hatred and violence back in 1981.

I wrote that since then, many people had learned from our country's mistakes and resolved not to make these same mistakes in the future. Read more

Hell In Little Axe: An Oklahoma Mom's Chilling Battle With Religious Bigotry

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight a story that reminds me why I am thankful to work for Americans United and the cause of church-state separation.

Last Sunday, Dr. Bruce Prescott of Mainstream Oklahoma Baptists interviewed Joann Bell on his radio show. Read more

Jesus Who?: Okla. Official Says Publicly Funded Statue Isn't Necessarily Christ

To some, maybe it's just a sculpture of a middle-aged bearded man in shepherd's clothing holding a baby and playing with children.

To everyone else, including the sculptor, it's Jesus Christ.

Yet the Edmond Visual Arts Commission approved $3,900 in taxpayer funds to purchase this statue to display in front of a Catholic gift shop in Edmund, Okla. (See the statue here.) Read more

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