Part of the reason for the left’s inexcusable war on Christianity is that children are no longer raised in classroom environments where talking about God is permissible.
That is starting to change though. This week, Fox News reported that Bible Literacy classes are being talked about in several states throughout the country to implement in public schools. These classes would be electives, and therefore optional for students, but it would be mandatory for public school districts to at least offer the classes.
President Trump agreed with the move on Twitter saying, “Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the option of studying the Bible. Starting to make a turn back? Great!”
Critics called the President out on Twitter – asking if he even followed the Bible. Belittling the President’s Christian beliefs violates a basic pillar of Christianity, to accept all without passing judgement.
Several other prominent Republicans agreed with the move. Rep. Aaron McWilliams (R-ND) told USA Today, “The Bible is an integral part of our society and deserves a place in the classroom.” Rep. McWilliams is a co-sponsor of the legislation in North Dakota, one of the states considering offering the courses. He argues that the Bible has a history not only for Christians today, but for the Founding Fathers when writing many of the laws and Constitutional clauses we abide by today.
Critics of the move towards Christian classes say it violates the ‘separation of church and state’ clause. In some states, such as Kentucky where the Governor signed a Bible Literacy bill into law, it has been proven that offering the classes in school is legal, so long as the students are not required to take them. The left needs to understand that we as Christians have a right to see our beliefs represented in schools, just as other religions do.
These bills will be making their way through state legislatures this year so we are excited to see the positive changes coming soon to schools all across the country.