A Georgia high school football team and its fans continued a team prayer tradition before their game last Friday night after the team's coaches were recently banned by the school district from praying with students.
Heaven help the coach who bows his head to pray in Coweta County, Georgia. The Coweta County School District issued an edict banning all coaches and other employees from participating in student-initiated or student-led prayer or other forms of worship while acting in their official capacity.
Sayfullo Saipov, the 29-year-old Uzbekistan-born ISIS operative who killed eight people after driving a truck down a crowded bicycle path in New York City, worshipped at a mosque around the corner from his and his family’s Paterson, New Jersey residence, Masjid Omar bin al-Khattab. The mosque has been associated with a website that advocates committing violence against others.
White boys could soon self-identify as black girls in Delaware. The state Department of Education is considering sweeping regulations regarding discrimination that would allow children to determine their gender and their race.
Major American foundations have given millions of dollars in funding to Islamic organizations accused of having ties to radical Islamist movements or designated terrorist organizations and a group of activists are trying to convince them to stop.
A California school is being accused of violating a number of laws regarding student privacy and parental notification for allowing a reporter access to children to quiz them about their sexual activities and then publish the results, including quotes from minors.
There are about 3.35 million Muslims in the United States right now, according to recent Pew Research Center’s Factank figures. But by 2050, that particular population is projected to grow — from about 1 percent of the U.S. population to about 2.1 percent. If it does, that means America will be home to more Muslims than Jews.
A bisexual student at the University of Texas at San Antonio felt compelled to transfer schools after a comment he made about the treatment of gay people in Muslim countries landed him a meeting with a department head.
A school district in Georgia has told a high school football coach and school district employees that they cannot participate in student-led prayer after the nation's largest secularist legal organization filed a complaint about coach-led prayer.