Topic / Education

School teacher disappears after saying gays deserve to die

Californian teacher Michael Stack, above, has reportedly vanished after row erupted over a letter he wrote to his school’s student newspaper, saying that those who commit homosexual acts ‘deserve to die’. The San Luis Obispo High School teacher went missing after he resigned in the face of widespread outrage. According to this report, Stack did […]

Homeschooling will fill America with God-besotted millionaires

The last piece I posted about American evangelist Dave Daubenmire exposed his misogyny. Back in October 2016, Daubenmire, listed #607 in The Encyclopedia of American Loons, ranted: Women and men may be equal but I think it’s pretty clear that the Bible teaches us that women should not be in authority over a man. Well, […]

NSS President attacks Church of England’s pastoral letter

Addressing voters in a pre-General Election pastoral letter, C of E Archbishops said faith has a central role to play in politics and that: Political responses to the problems of religiously-motivated violence and extremism, at home and overseas, must also recognise that solutions will not be found simply in further secularisation of the public realm. […]

Lay preacher: ‘NZ schools must stop favouring Christianity’

New Zealand’s Secular Education Network has filed a case with the Human Rights Review Tribunal over the teaching of Christianity in state schools. SEN’s spokesman, David Hines – third from right, above – believes all religions should be taught in an academic way and that Christianity should not be given preferential treatment. The retired journalist […]

Schools which promote Christianity hit with a lawsuit

Many children attending state-run schools in South Africa ‘need religion’ to help them cope with life’s difficulties. That’s the view of The Federation of Governing Bodies of SA Schools (Fedsas) which has attacked Hans Pietersen, above, a Stellenbosch man who has launched a lawsuit against six schools which he claims forced Christianity on pupils. According […]

London school kids get to meet an ‘extremist’ Muslim preacher

Outrage has been expressed over visits by state school students, aged eight and nine, to Lewisham Islamic Centre, where they got to meet chief imam Shakeel Begg, above. The visits, according to the The Telegraph, took place just months after a High Court judge branded the imam an “extremist” who had: Promoted and encouraged religious violence. Begg […]

Arrested kiddie porn principal sacked by Oklahoma church

Jeffrey Goss, 56, above, who is accused of possessing, distributing and receiving child pornography, has lost his job as of principal at a school run by the Tulsa Hills Church of the Nazarene. The church’s pastor, Jim Thornton, said in a statement following Goss’s arrest that he no longer holds the post of principal of the […]

Imam in hiding after calling for closure of Islamic schools

Australian imam Mohammed Tawhidi, above, claims he has been forced into hiding after voicing support for the ideas of anti-Islam campaigner Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Tawhidi, of the Islamic Association of South Australia, said he agrees with Ms Ali’s call to close Islamic schools in Australia. He has also rejected extremist groups. Ali cancelled her tour […]

Teacher in trouble for saying Adam & Eve story is a myth

Parents of children attending a Muslim school in New York are furious that an English teacher, Nina Kossman, above, told a class that Adam and Eve did not exist. They are even angrier with Kossman for showing pupils a picture of the naked pair by 17th-Century artist Paul Rubens. Imani Al-Amin, an assistant to the […]

Kindergarten resists Muslims’ demand to sack gay teacher

Muslim parents in Germany who want a a gay teacher removed from a kindergarten have been told to put up or shut up. The parents, according to this report, threw their tantrum in the northern district of Reinickendorf after they discovered the teacher’s sexuality. They then threatened to gather names for a petition against him. […]