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Louisiana may soon require public school classrooms to display the Ten Commandments

May. 30, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana could soon become the first state to require that the Ten Commandments be displayed in every public school classroom — in another expansion of religion into day-to-day life by a Republican-dominated legislature. The legislation received final...

Oklahoma court considers whether to allow the US' first publicly funded Catholic school

Apr. 02, 2024 15:30 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s Republican attorney general urged the state’s highest court on Tuesday to stop the creation of what would be the nation’s first publicly funded Catholic charter school. Attorney General Gentner Drummond argued the Oklahoma Statewide Virtual...