Tag Archives: secularism

U.K. scouts remove God from pledge

  In the wake of a controversial Boy Scouts of America vote allowing openly gay members, traditional scouting was dealt another blow by administrators in Great Britain. The Girl Guides and Brownies programs overseas have pledged to “love God” for more than a century, but a recent decision scrapped that portion of the oath for more politically… Read More »

Religious gesture leads to team’s disqualification

After completing a winning relay and looking forward to competing in state championships, a Texas high school track team has been disqualified for a benign gesture by one of the participants. When runner Derrick Hayes pointed toward the sky after completing the team’s fastest race of the year, the school district decided to ban the… Read More »