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High School Coach Put on Leave After Praying on Field

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Joe Kennedy, Bremerton High School’s assistant football coach, has been suspended after he defied the school district’s orders to not pray on the field after the high school’s football games. Bremerton has been praying on the football field for the … Continue reading

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Ben Carson on Political Correctness

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Ben Carson has come under intense scrutiny this week after he revealed over the weekend he does not think a Muslim should be president. He feels a Muslim’s beliefs would interfere with what the Constitution stands for. As you might … Continue reading

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High School Football Coach in Hot Water for Praying After Games

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Joe Kennedy is the assistant head football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Washington. For years, he has had the tradition of heading to the 50-yard-line after every football game and praying. He says he thanks God for all … Continue reading

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Freedom From Religion and Faith in Space

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The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnostics and those … Continue reading

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The Unreligion

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Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist movements call for a renewed focus on good … Continue reading

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Commission Monitors World Religious Freedom Except at Home

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Among the many groups observing and reporting on religious freedom globally, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) monitors conditions in countries of the world, except at home in the U.S. Created in 1998 by the federal International … Continue reading

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No Religion for French Schools

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France enacts laws and regulations regarding secular schools, and some Muslims say that their religion is a special target. Following the awful killings of satirical journalists and Jewish store patrons in Paris in January, many see renewed interest and emphasis … Continue reading

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Religion in Education

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An educator starts his undergraduate college religion in education courses with an anonymous poll. Students get prompts that they are to answer in any way they want, such as “Muslims are _______” and “Christians are ________” and more. The answers … Continue reading

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