Americans United Urges Okla. School Board To Drop Bible Curriculum

Planned Elective Violates U.S. Constitution, Church-State Watchdog Says
Americans United Urges Okla. School Board To Drop Bible Curriculum
Planned Elective Violates U.S. Constitution, Church-State Watchdog Says
April 28, 2014
A Bible curriculum designed by Steve Green, owner of Hobby Lobby, is taught from a sectarian perspective and should not be implemented by the Mustang, Okla., school board, Americans United for Separation of Church and State says.In a letter to the board sent last week, Americans United warned Mustang education officials that the curriculum is problematic.“A course devoted solely to Bible study presents significant risks of unconstitutional religious instruction and could expose the school district to costly, time-consuming lawsuits,” the letter notes. “Indeed, Green himself has explained that the curriculum is designed to demonstrate ‘the reliability of [the Bible],’ because he believes that ‘the evidence is overwhelming.’”
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