For ten years,
Memphis Union Mission has received U.S.
Department of Agriculture commodities. In
July, inspectors realized there were
mandatory religious services prior to
meals and withdrew federal aid. Find out
how Americans throughout the country came
to the mission's defense. Click here for more.
The Bible is the
Foundation of the Nations Law
Mississippi Supreme Court Justice James W.
Smith, Jr. was invited to share some
thoughts in a business law class at Delta
State University (DSU). Read comments by
this American judge on how this nation's
law was founded on biblical principles. Click here for more.
Nativity Display Must Be Moved
agreeing to relocate a display of the Ten
Commandments and not display a Nativity
Scene at the county courthouse, the
Custer County Commissioners have settled
a lawsuit filed by the American Civil
Liberties Union (ACLU) of Montana. Click here for more.
Ten Commandments May Be
Posted in Schools
ongoing lawsuit against counties and
school districts that have tried it, the
Pulaski County School district has
decided to allow the posting of the Ten
Commandments in Kentucky. Click here to read
about this victory for religious liberty.
Warning Sounded about
Hernando County School Board received a
warning about a potential new high school
course on the Bible from the People for
the American Way, a Washington-based
foundation that has been involved in
several legal battles over Bible classes
in public schools. Click here to read
about this attack against religious
freedom in school.
School Board Ruling
Praised in Alabama
20, 2000, Alabama Attorney General Bill
Pryor called a federal appeals court
ruling allowing student-led prayers at
public schools a "victory for the
First Amendment." Click here for the
details on important ruling.
the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that student-led,
student-initiated prayer using school
sound systems violates the separation of
church and state. Fort Gibson, Texas
however has joined a growing list of
schools working to bypass the ruling
legally. Click here to learn
more about this growing effort to
preserve religious freedom in Texas.
Minute of Silence Upheld
can continue to require public school
students to observe a daily minute of
silence in classrooms according to a
ruling by a federal judge in Alexandria
on October 30, 2000. For details about
this courtroom victory, click here.