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ACTION ALERT: Oppose Bible Classes in Missouri Public High Schools

Christian nationalists throughout the country are trying to insert religious ideology into the public education system. And they have their eyes locked on Missouri!

At this very moment, the MO State House is considering HB 267, a bill that would encourage public schools to provide elective Christian Bible courses.

But their real goal is to indoctrinate children.

More often than not, these classes end up resembling Sunday school rather than public school because schools fail to meet the constitutional requirement to teach them in a secular way.

We need your help to oppose these bills: Tell your State Representative to vote NO on HB 267!

This legislation bears all the hallmarks of Project Blitz, a multi-state campaign by Christian nationalists to attack the separation of religion and government, LGBTQ equality, and access to reproductive services.

HB 267 provides no way to ensure that students are free from religious proselytization.

In addition, the bill states that understanding the Christian Bible and Hebrew Scriptures are “prerequisites to understanding contemporary society and culture,” marginalizing the values and experiences of students who are atheists or religious minorities.

Please act now. Urge your State Representative to vote NO on HB 267 to allow Bible courses in public schools!