Posts Tagged ‘Enfield’

Religion in Public Schools

The Class of 2010 graduated from Enfield (Conn.) High School yesterday, and based on local reports, it seems as though students and parents had a good time, despite the controversy over where to hold the ceremony.

Americans United and the ACLU, representing students and parents, filed a lawsuit against the school district after it refused to move the […] Read More

Elections

Yesterday was primary election day in a number of states. Several candidates who ran on platforms bashing church-state separation fared poorly.

Here are some results that might be of interest:

In South Dakota, state Sen. Gordon Howie openly encouraged pastors to endorse him from the pulpit. One or two ministers did so, insisting that churches have the right to intervene […] Read More

American Center for Law and Justice, Religion in Public Schools, Religious Right Research

There’s good news out of Enfield, Conn.: The school board has decided not to appeal a federal court ruling barring them from holding their high school graduations in a large evangelical church.

You might recall that Americans United, the ACLU of Connecticut and the national ACLU filed suit to block the board from having commencement ceremonies at First […] Read More

Religion in Public Schools

Happy New Year! After a break for the holidays, I’m back at work here at Americans United. And, as far as I know, it’s back to school for kids across the country today, too.

In an effort to make everyone’s lives easier in 2010 – including students, parents, teachers and school officials – we’d like to start things off by […] Read More

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