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Cheerleaders for Christ

posted on April 6, 2016

At The Atlantic, Emma Green writes on a court case in Texas where cheerleaders are fighting for the right to display Bible verses during public high school football games. While many of the cheerleaders have graduated, the case continues to bounce around state courts where the extent of freedom of religion and speech is still being argued. “Eventually, some day, there are going to be Kountze cheerleaders or football players who are not fundamentalist Christians, who might be Jewish or not religious, Muslim even, or Hindu, who are going to feel like outsiders in their own school and their own program because of this,” said Annie Laurie Gaylor, head of the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Read at The Atlantic