Freedom From Religion Foundation
A group of high school cheerleaders from southeast Texas asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to rule on whether banners emblazoned with Bible verses that they display at football games is protected free speech.
A southeast Texas school board will take public comment on its decision to bar high school cheerleaders from displaying religious messages on banners at sporting events.
A judge ruled Thursday that a group of East Texas cheerleaders should be allowed to continue quoting biblical scripture on banners at high school football games.
Weatherford’s City Council voted four to one Tuesday to bring an invocation back to City Council meetings. It also reinstated the Pledge of Allegiance to both the United States and Texas flags.