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Is There a Clear Separation Between Church and State in Texas?

Posted on · The high school football season is underway in the Kountze Independent School District. As the players take the field, cheerleaders root them on…using banners with religious messages on them. Last spring, a Texas District Court judge barred the Kountze Independent School District (about 90 minutes north east of Houston) from banning such religious displays on […]

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Houston Matters for Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Posted on · Earlier this year we looked at a lawsuit brought against a high school 90 minutes northeast of Houston. Kountze I-S-D was sued by its very own cheerleaders who were displaying religious messages on their banners during football games. A Hardin County Judge Steven Thomas ruled it was ok for the cheerleaders to continue with their […]