The retiree thought he was taking ceramics class, but it turns out he had signed up, inadvertently, for Political Correctness 101.
When he tried to make a cross in his ceramics class at a local community college, he was told that it wouldn’t be allowed. And if he defied orders and made one anyway? Well, he wouldn’t be allowed to fire it in the community college’s kiln.
Sounds like somebody needs to notify the State Department’s U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. It turns out there’s little religious tolerance, at least for Christians, in
Turkey. Tajikistan. Texas.
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The ban on cross-making was lifted, but only after lawyers intervened.
In America, we have thought police trying to stamp out too many ideas that I always assumed were protected by the First Amendment. And all too often, these agents of intolerants are educators, which makes it all the more ironic. The targets are often evangelicals, and my hunch is that we’ll see more of this as American society becomes increasingly secular.