You may be reading Pulpit and Pen because you strongly agree with the upholding of Biblical truths. Or you may despise the level of depravity our world has fallen to, and appreciate the founders and editors of this publication addressing the many issues in this regard which come up daily.
It hurts my heart to read every day as I observe how far this world has fallen. But especially how it desires to take our children down with it.
Our schools should be a place our children go to receive learning, and to go out into this world to make it better. School should be a safe place to send our children. Unfortunately, these days it is not. Hence this is why so many Christians turn to homeschooling.
It was only 16 years ago that my home state of Texas upheld by law that homosexual conduct was illegal. Then in June Of 2003, the U.S. Supreme Court passed a law lifting the ban on homosexual conduct, which previously was a class C misdemeanor in Texas with a $200 fine.
How could it be that a law agreed upon for centuries, not only in God’s Word, but also among unbelievers, can now be labeled discriminatory in just a few short years?
Below is a story relevant in today’s news.
NBC news, by Gwen Aviles
A Texas elementary school art teacher who was placed on administrative leave after showing her students a picture of her fiancée has reached a $100,000 settlement after a judge ruled that her suspension was unconstitutional.
Bailey, who began working at Charlotte Anderson Elementary School in the Dallas suburb of Arlington over a decade ago, sued the district and two school administrators in May 2018, claiming that the defendants wrongly discriminated against her because of her sexual orientation.
The Texas elementary school art teacher who was placed on administrative leave after showing her students a picture of her fiancée, has reached a $100,000 settlement after a judge ruled that her suspension was unconstitutional.
According to the suit, a parent complained to the school board and the superintendent that Bailey was promoting a “homosexual agenda” in the classroom by showing students a picture of the woman who is now her wife during a “Get to Know Your Teacher” presentation.
Texas, like most states, does not have a law explicitly prohibiting workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity,
Link to full article here.
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