Thursday, March 20, 2008

School Bible Battle Ends, First Amendment Wins

Unconstitutional Bible classes have been popping up in public schools all over America in recent years — and most of them go unchallenged.

But that may be about to change.

On March 5, a West Texas School district agreed to stop teaching a Bible elective that critics charge is devotional, not academic.

The agreement ends a lawsuit brought last May by the American Civil Liberties Union and the People for the American Way Foundation on behalf of eight parents in Odessa, Texas, where the course is currently taught in two high schools. Full Story

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