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Religion Skepticism

Religion in South African (public) schools verdict: a victory for OGOD

The Johannesburg High Court delivered its verdict on the religion in education case brought by OGOD against 6 public schools, ruling that schools could not privilege one religion over others.

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Religion Secularism

OGOD finally has its day in court

OGOD’s case regarding ensuring that public schools adhere to the National Policy on Religion and Education finally reached the courts this week.

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General Religion Secularism

Religious freedom in the firing line

The Christian advocacy group FOR SA are concerned about religion finding itself “in the firing line” in 2016, and want you to believe that they care about religious freedom. In fact, they seem to instead care about retaining their freedom to spank children and to apply regressive moral standards.

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Religion Secularism

Religion in education: when government officials violate the law

“If Satanism is followed, I’ll bring the police into it”, says Panyaza Lesufi, MEC for Education in Gauteng, the most recent government official to completely ignore the law of the country he serves.

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Religion Science Secularism

Religion in schools, religion on your plate

This entry is part 13 of 29 in the series Noakes

More hyperbole on diet from Noakes et. al., and a lawsuit involving religion in South African schools.