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The Religious Right Taking Over Schools
seeker
In 2001 a Supreme Court case, The Good News Club v. Milford Central School, created a new way for Christians to indoctrinate children. This decision essentially told schools they could not say no to church groups that wanted to use their facilities for after-school gatherings. Evangelical groups have spent the last 10 years figuring out how to use this decision as a wedge to maximize church control over school curricula, personnel and even the physical campus.

The article [url=http://www.alternet.org/story/154435/the_religious_right%27s_plot_to_take_control_of_our_public_schools?page=1]The Religious Right's Plot To Take Control Of Our Public Schools[/url], which I highly recommend, paints a very disturbing picture:

[quote]The spear point of this effort is the Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), which was founded in 1937. For decades, CEF has run Good News Clubs
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
catman
Yes, I've heard of Dominionism. It is horrifying. The arts? Would all rock be Christian rock? Beam me up, Scotty!
 
Cynic
I expect every radio station would be like the soundtrack to Oh Brother Where Art Thou. You'll notice the 8th Mountain of Science is missing from the list. So much of Education and Business....
 
seeker
To me this all reads as child abuse on a massive scale. Let's face it, a push like this is really the only way Christians can keep a foothold on a population that is slowly growing less religious.
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." - George Santayana
 
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