The publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention recently stated that U.S. military insignia is no longer allowed on the Soldier’s Bible, Sailor’s Bible, Marine’s Bible and Airman’s Bible.
Permission to use the military emblems on the Bibles was granted by the Department of Defense in 2003, but it was withdrawn last year after the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF) threatened to sue the government for what they say amounted to governmental endorsement of a specific religion. Now, a generic symbol is printed on the Bibles. Read More
There is still time to help stop SB 48 in its tracks, but that time is dwindling down. Only a couple weeks remain to collect signatures to put the CLASS Act on the ballot later this year. The CLASS Act would repeal SB 48 and promote the accurate teaching of history and social sciences in the classroom.
On June 11, the Senate voted to end the filibuster concerning the appointment of David Hurwitz, whom President Obama has recommended to fill a vacancy at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, CA.
Much controversy surrounds this appointment. Why? Read More