Via Religion Clause, the Supreme Court has declined to hear the case involving a Pennsylvania mother's request to read the Bible to her child's kindergarten class for show and tell. This leaves in place an appeals court ruling that upheld the right of the school to ban such activity.

You can watch C-Span coverage of last week's Brookings Institution event announcing the report "Religious Expression in American Public Life" here.

The NYTimes reports on the divisive case of John Freshwater, an Ohio public school teacher accused of improperly promoting religion in his classroom. His pre-termination hearing is scheduled to end this week.

The BBC notes that the British Defense Ministry recently purchased Trijicon gun sights, and is talking to its supplier about the controversial Scripture references inscribed.