Muslim student says school won’t take action on bully who smeared her as ‘Isis’ online

Muslim student says school won’t take action on bully who smeared her as ‘Isis’ online

NJ.com

WOODBRIDGE – A Muslim student who graduated from Colonia High School last spring claims the Woodbridge School Board declined to take action against a fellow student who posted a photo of her on social media with the word “Isis.” The school board, however, says the incident was investigated and a perpetrator could not be found. “After…

Walmart and Amazon face backlash over Israeli soldier Halloween costume

Walmart and Amazon face backlash over Israeli soldier Halloween costume

International Business Times

UPDATE 9:30 p.m. EDT Oct. 27 — Wal-Mart has decided to pull its Israeli soldier costume for children and “Sheik Fagin Nose” from store shelves and its website. The decision was welcomed by the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC). “The costumes are very problematic, and offensive to many people. The Israeli forces are responsible for the continued…

Ben Carson believes the world was literally created in 6 days

Ben Carson believes the world was literally created in 6 days

International Business Times

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has long embraced his Christian beliefs, bringing praying into the operating room and the campaign trail. He was twice baptized under the Seventh-day Adventist faith, which he described in his book “Gifted Hands.” His religion has now become part of his presidential campaign after Republican front-runner Donald Trump attacked Carson’s faith as…

Football coach’s Christian crusade backfires hilariously as school prayers get a Satanic twist

Football coach’s Christian crusade backfires hilariously as school prayers get a Satanic twist

Eric W. Dolan The controversy surrounding a high school football coach who refuses to stop leading team prayers during games took an unexpected turn this week. A student at Bremerton High School in Washington has asked the local Satanic Temple to deliver an invocation — and the semi-satirical devil worshippers told KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Black teen attacked by school cop has multiple injuries — and is an orphan who recently lost her mother

Travis Gettys An influential South Carolina Democrat plans to represent a teenage girl thrown to the ground by a school resource officer — and he intends to change a state law that allows police to arrest students for being disruptive in class. Richland County Deputy Ben Fields was fired Wednesday for violating agency policy when

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

Washington Times

Texas school district: Assignment teaching God is a myth was ‘ill-conceived’

A Texas school district is apologizing after complaints that a seventh-grade teacher gave students an assignment teaching that God is a myth. Jordan Wooley, a Methodist student at West Memorial Junior High School in Katy, said the assignment was to identify “factual claims, commonplace assertions and opinions.” She said she originally answered the statement “there is…