The Ohio House of Representatives approved legislation this week that aims to protect the religious freedom of public school students. Of course, the First Amendment already protects students’ rights of religious expression.
Trump administration announces guidance on prayer in school, new regulations on faith-based partnerships
The rhetoric surrounding the new guidance, which sounded a false alarm about the status of prayer in public school, echoing the claims of Christian nationalism, was far more troubling than the guidance itself.
A public high school in Fyffe, Alabama, held a back-to-school worship service, causing controversy.
In South Carolina, a court’s ruling more effectively bars prayers at graduation ceremonies unless they are entirely student-led and initiated.
According to a new Pew Research Center poll, most Americans cannot correctly answer basic questions about religion apart from questions about the Bible and Christianity. Religious and civic literacy are essential tools in protecting and understanding our neighbors in an increasingly diverse society.