Monday, April 29, 2013

Freedom of Religion

Because of the rampant oppression of Christians throughout the land, we have to resort to teaching our kids about Jesus Christ whether they want to hear it or not.

A high school in central Mississippi allegedly forced students to watch a Christian video and listen to church officials preach about Jesus Christ.

The American Humanist Association’s legal center filed a lawsuit against Northwest Rankin High School in Flowood on Wednesday, accusing the school of violating the student’s First Amendment rights.

The school has held at least three mandatory assemblies about finding hope in Jesus Christ this month, according to the lawsuit. The assemblies showed a video laced with Christian messages about overcoming personal hardships through Jesus Christ and were allegedly led by local church officials.

To them, the First Amendment is really a plot by the federal government to deprive the good Christian citizens of their right to spread the gospels.

Let’s see what happens when a local imam or rabbi (or Quaker, for that matter) asks for equal time.

3 barks and woofs on “Freedom of Religion

  1. The thing to do, since they want to ignore the Constitution, is to cut off the funding of the school. If they want to be a “Christian” school let them find a church to pay for it. That’s the way Catholics have done it since the founding of the country. Funny that Baptists seem to feel entitled to federal funding provided to the state while brushing off the rules of the contract.

    • The SBC gets Divine Providence and Public Largesse confused. I suppose given how they’re still somewhat used to running the show in a bunch of Red states it’s understandable: they don’t have the money, and it automagically appears from somewhere, so they’ve been Blessed – without actually understanding where the money actually came from. It’s part and parcel of their War on Taxes: tax revenue is something on the larger scale that evades them, though taxes assessed on them individually are very real (and to them very painful). “Render unto Caie

      Then again, it may just be that Math is Hard™ and budgets are for accountants (you know, some more of those other people you have to pay to get things done).

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