Family Research Council

Kentucky Fries Chickens on Religious Freedom


By Tony Perkins
August 02, 2013

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The Bible used to be the curriculum in schools--now it's not even welcome on school grounds! Hello, I'm Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. The Good Book has been on bad terms in public schools. But last month, ADF opened a new chapter--and verse--in the fight for religious freedom. In a letter to Kentucky's 174 school districts, the ACLU had vowed to sue if officials didn't ban the Gideons from passing out Bibles on campus. That's ridiculous, say the attorneys at ADF. "Federal cases have consistently affirmed private citizens' rights to share religious literature at public school..." In fact, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over Kentucky, specifically agreed with other courts that upheld the Gideons' right to hand out Bibles. Obviously, this is just another intimidation campaign. The ACLU was hoping Kentucky would just surrender before the issue got to court. But thanks to ADF, these schools aren't just getting Bibles--they're getting a Revelation in freedom

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