Published June 21, 2011
A group of New York City atheists is demanding that the city remove a street sign honoring seven firefighters killed in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks because they say the sign violates the separation of church and state.
Published June 20, 2011
A California congressman has introduced a resolution calling for airlines to waive baggage fees for all U.S. troops deployed for service -- and those commercial airlines that refuse to do so could have their contacts reevaluated. But the resolution has drawn the ire of an airline industry trade group.
Published June 17, 2011
A high school valedictorian in Vermont was forbidden by school administers from delivering nearly half of his graduation speech in which he discussed how Jesus had changed his life.
Published June 16, 2011
The San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Commission wants to take away your goldfish, proposing a bill that would also include a renewed ban on pets like puppies, kittens and hamsters.
Published June 15, 2011
A middle school in Massachusetts is under fire for requiring children to complete a graphic sex survey -- without parental knowledge or consent -- that included questions about sexual partners and oral sex.
Published June 08, 2011
Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday they will allow American troops to check four bags free of charge. The decision came amid public outcry when an Army unit returning from deployment in Afghanistan was charged a total of $2,800 in extra baggage fees.
Published June 08, 2011
Two U.S. soldiers returning home from deployment in Afghanistan said Delta Air Lines charged their unit hundreds of dollars in extra baggage fees – money that many of the soldiers did not have.
Published June 07, 2011
Goshen College, a Mennonite school in Indiana, has become a target of public outrage over its decision to ban the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at sporting events because it conflicts with the school's core values
Published June 03, 2011
A federal appeals court has ruled that New York City can ban churches from using public school facilities for Sunday worship services and does not violate free speech.
Published June 02, 2011
A federal judge has ordered a Texas school district to prohibit public prayer at a high school graduation ceremony. Chief U.S. District Judge Fred Biery’s order against the Medina Valley Independent School District also forbids students from using specific religious words including “prayer” and “amen.”