Thursday, January 24, 2008

Bryant High blasted for showing religious film

Americans United for the Separation of Church and State reacted very strongly when the recent independent Christian film "Facing the Giants" was shown several times at the Paul W. Bryant High School in Alabama, saying that showing the movie in class violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Heather L. Weaver, the organization's attorney, voiced her objection saying, "The film is meant to convert people to Christianity, or at the very least to inspire them to be more religious, and the public schools aren’t allowed to indoctrinate students." (emphasis added)

Read the article here.

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