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Stick To Muppets: Why PBS Should Stay Out Of The Preaching Business

The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is known for lots of things – "Sesame Street," Barney the purple dinosaur, "The Newshour," insightful documentaries, etc.

One thing PBS has not been associated with is promoting religion. PBS, of course, can air documentaries and other programs about religion, its history and its effect on culture. But proselytization and indoctrination should be verboten in a publicly funded institution that aspires to serve the public interest.