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The State Board of Education's revision of its politically biased curriculum standards for social studies classes in Texas public schools is moving into a new and important phase. On Tuesday (June 12) the board will hold a public hearing on proposed revisions drafted over the past several months by teams of scholars and educators. Now the focus turns to whether state board members will put political agendas aside, listen to the concerns of educators and #TeachTheTruth. Read More

Today's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a Colorado case does not grant businesses a right to use religion to discriminate. We just sent out the following press release: Read More

The Week in Quotes (May 20 – 26)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

The Week in Quotes (May 13 – 19)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes. Read More

David Barton Makes the Misleading Case for Politicizing Houses of Worship

Religious-righters are upset that President Trump and congressional Republicans failed to repeal the so-called "Johnson Amendment" in last year's big tax bill. Last week David Barton, the prominent religious-right huckster and phony historian from Texas, tried again to make the case for getting churches and other houses of worship even more involved in partisan politics. Not surprisingly, he did so by mischaracterizing what the Johnson Amendment actually does. Read More