Saturday, September 1, 2007

Another Blow to Freedom of Religion

One of the main reasons this great country was started was because of a want to be able too worship freely and without fear. One of our most cherished rights was AGAIN infringed upon by guess who? The U.S. District Court & another school, Culbertson Elementary School in Pennsylvania.

The U.S. District Court sided with the schools in allowing them to ban the Bible by defining it as too "proselytizing."

From WND --
The classroom assignment was called "All About Me," and was intended to provide an opportunity for children to "identify individual interests and learn about others," the ADF said. The activity at the school – which lists an unspecified "religious holiday" in September but a "winter recess" in December – allowed students to talk about their interests through the use of their favorite stuffed animals, posters, snacks and games and books.

When his turn came, Culbertson Elementary student Wesley Busch asked his mother to read from his favorite book, the Bible. But the ADF said school officials told Donna Kay Busch that the school viewed the Bible as "proselytizing" and as "promoting a specific religious point of view," banning it from the class. More....

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