Tag : separation of church and state
Santa Claus title : Santa Claus Field Trip Canceled after Jewish Mom Complains, Parents Confront San Jose School board
summary : An annual "Dear Santa" assignment and field trip at Sartorette Elementary School in San Jose, Calif., was canceled after one parent complained the school district was favoring one religion over others. The mother, who is Jewish, objected to school board directors and told them the district should "teach about all holidays," reported San Francisco station KPIX-TV. Other parents are sounding off the trip should be held as planned.
date : Dec 19, 2015 04:31 PM EST
Desert Storm Memorial With Jesus Fish Symbol title : Missouri Commission Removes Operation Desert Storm Memorial With 'Jesus Fish' Ichtus; Christian Voters Up in Arms
summary : Hugh Farnen, together with other Christian voters in Boone County in Columbia, Missouri said they would remember the names of the three Boone County Commissioners who voted to remove the war memorial featuring an ichtus or "Jesus fish" symbol on county property, reported the Missourian.
date : Aug 14, 2015 01:05 PM EDT
Student Prayers at School title : Federal Court Orders Mississippi School District To Stop Promoting Christianity, Slaps $7,500 Fine
summary : A U.S. district court in Mississippi has ordered a school district in that state to stop promoting Christianity during school events, fining the district $7,500 for being in “contempt.”
date : Jul 21, 2015 01:48 PM EDT
U.S. Policies, American Flag title : Americans Question Whether or Not They Live In a ‘Christian Nation’ as History Challenges That Notion
summary : There has been debate in the United States over whether or not the country was historically founded as a “Christian nation” that has a special relationship with God. A new survey indicated that there are concerns about the status of the country as a whole.
date : Jul 06, 2015 10:38 PM EDT
North Carolina Prayer Ruling title : Federal Judge Ruled Christian Prayers Unconstitutional in North Carolina County Board
summary : A federal judge in North Carolina has ruled that a county board in that state violated the Constitution when it conducted prayers that were of a Christian nature.
date : May 05, 2015 07:15 PM EDT
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