A bill sponsored by GOP State Rep. Dodie Horton would shove Christianity in students’ faces

Worth checking out the posters that an activist has prepared at the bottom of the article.

  • @halcyoncmdr@lemmy.world
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    622 months ago

    Any bets on how long it takes the Satanic Temple to have the Seven Tenets be included as well?

    I. One should strive to act with compassion and empathy toward all creatures in accordance with reason.
    II. The struggle for justice is an ongoing and necessary pursuit that should prevail over laws and institutions.
    III. One’s body is inviolable, subject to one’s own will alone.
    IV. The freedoms of others should be respected, including the freedom to offend. To willfully and unjustly encroach upon the freedoms of another is to forgo one’s own.
    V. Beliefs should conform to one’s best scientific understanding of the world. One should take care never to distort scientific facts to fit one’s beliefs.
    VI. People are fallible. If one makes a mistake, one should do one’s best to rectify it and resolve any harm that might have been caused.
    VII. Every tenet is a guiding principle designed to inspire nobility in action and thought. The spirit of compassion, wisdom, and justice should always prevail over the written or spoken word.

    • Hopeful that the courts will immediately invalidate this. They seem to have put in even less effort to make this secular than they did in 1980. Still, SCOTUS likes to invent facts and events where they don’t exist.

  • @Mastengwe@lemm.ee
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    2 months ago

    Does anybody else think it’s peculiar that when there’s a post here that’s critical of the right, or points out their cruelty or criminality…

    the bOtH siDeS kids are always absent from any discussion on it?

    I wonder why that is.

    • @octopus_ink@lemmy.ml
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      Both sides arguments are only ever used to deflect from something awful R did, or lessen the value of something good D did.

      The moment you see the both sides argument come out you can know immediately that the person is purposefully or obliviously pushing a conservative agenda.

      I think this is the point you are implying, but I just wanted to say it explicitly.

    • YeetPics
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      22 months ago

      It’s horseshoe theory in action.

      It’s pretty clear who those folks want as POTUS in 2025

      • @Mastengwe@lemm.ee
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        12 months ago

        Oh I’ve no doubt about their intentions. The problem is that if you actually say it, your comments get removed and you face potential bans…

        But they can accuse people of supporting genocide all day.

  • @quindraco@lemm.ee
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    22 months ago

    The “ten commandments” differ both by religion and sect - Christianity doesn’t have 1 definition of them across it, and even if it did, Judaism would disagree. Even without equivalents from other religions, like Satanism’s 7 Tenets, this would be incredibly ripe for disputes.