Secular Coalition Urges Kevin Jennings To Protect Nontheist Students
October 13- The Secular Coalition for America and member group American Atheists were invited to an event held by U.S. Dept. of Education Asst. Deputy Secretary Kevin Jennings to comment on the problems teens without a god belief face in public schools. This meeting, held by the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, will discuss ways to protect nontheist teens from harassment and discrimination by teachers and peers. A statement written by the Secular Coalition that highlights the need for new ways of addressing the religious discrimination and harassment of teens without a god-belief is available here (.doc).