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Texas Student Punished for Refusing to Swear Allegiance to Mexico

McAllen  Independent School District in McAllen, Texas lies along the US-Mexico  international border across from Reynosa, Mexico.  The school district has  a policy that excuses a student from reading certain parts of the US Declaration  of Independence if it is determined that the student has a conscientious  objection.  Additionally, the school district has a policy that prohibits  any school from…

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43 – Feb. 12 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

  “Be faithful unto death!”     On this day, and just six days short or her twenty-fourth birthday, Luba Skvortsova was arrested when the Russian police raided the home where the celebration was taking place.  When the day of her trial finally came about she could see her parents and a multitude of her friends at the court building. …

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