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-Students Respond to Prayer Ban with Prayer

Friday, September 29th, 2017

It was traditional for a student to lead attendees before football games at Smiths Station High School in prayer. An atheist activist group complained and the student lead prayer over the loudspeaker was banned. But the story doesn’t end there, students responded to the ban by praying the Lord’s Prayer together on both sides of […]

-California: Catholic School Removes Statue of Jesus and Mary?

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Jesus and Mary –Offensive? First Robert E. Lee and Jeff Davis, then Washington and Jefferson along with Chris Columbus. Now Jesus and Mary are added to the list of offensive statues? When is a Catholic school no longer Catholic? When the administrators remove the traditional statue of Jesus and Mary along with 162 out of 180 […]

-UK: Two Jewish Schools Face Closure For Not Teaching LGBT Issues?

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

What is Western civilization coming to? Two private elementary schools in London face government closure because they have violated the law by not completely teaching their students, all girls under the age of 9, about different sexual preferences and LGBT issues.  Here’s the story from PJ Media: At least two private all-girls Jewish schools in […]

-Canada: Christian School Ordered to Ban Several Bible Passages?

Friday, June 16th, 2017

School Division Administrators in Alberta, Canada are asking a Christian school to delete several Bible passages their student handbook. The scriptures in question have to do with morality and sexuality from a Christian perspective. Here’s the story from the Blaze: Now the Cornerstone Christian Academy, a former private school that joined the division in 2009, […]

-School Administrators: Say “I Will Pray For You” Will Get You Fired

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

A school worker has been told by her boss that saying- “I will pray for you” to a coworker will result in ‘disciplinary action’ or even get you fired. Here’s the story from the PJ Media: A Maine school worker is afraid to express her faith or even to wear religious jewelry, out of concern […]

-About Jesus: Christian Student vs. Muslim Professor

Friday, April 7th, 2017

     A Muslim college professor insisted in class that it was an ‘academic fact’ that Jesus wasn’t crucified and was never considered to be divine by his disciples. This is what is taught about Jesus in the Quran so it is quite natural that a Muslim teacher would assert that belief but a Christian student […]

-On Religious Freedom: Hypocritical College Culture?

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

According to the college students in the video above, business folks should have a right to turn down providing services and products which may conflict with their political views, Muslims also should have the freedom to choose, but Christians not so much? From Faithwire: A conservative law firm recently sent an interviewer to the University […]

-Poll: ‘Offensive’ Speech Should Not Be Protected?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

According to the US Constitution, free speech is still protected in this country. Last week hundreds of students at Berkeley (U of CA) disagreed and rioted to block a scheduled visit by a conservative who they considered to be a purveyor of ‘offensive’ speech. Ironically, over 50 years ago students at the same institution initiated […]

-Canadian Court: Christian School Can’t Be Denied Accreditation Over Biblical Stance on Homosexuality

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

We have been following this story for some time. Trinity Western University’s law school was denied accreditation because of their stance on homosexuality. Finally a appeals court has ruled in the school’s favor. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: A five-judge panel from the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday that denying Trinity […]

-Germany: Primary School ‘Forces’ Children to Chant Muslim Prayers?

Friday, October 28th, 2016

  A German public school reportedly forced its students to chant Muslim prayers including the famous terrorist rallying cry: ‘Allahu Akbar’ Here’s the story from the UK Express: The father of the pupil at the girl’s primary school in German ski resort Garmisch-Partenkirchen discovered that his daughter had been forced to learn the Islamic prayer […]