Stories by Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart is the author of "The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children" (PublicAffairs). Visit her Web site or follow her on Twitter @kathsstewart. subscribe to Katherine Stewart's feed

Posted on: May 18, 2015, Source: Boston Review

The approach uses public schools and other publicly funded spaces to facilitate a religious revival.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2015, Source: Gay City News

Mayor Bill de Blasio supports permitting churches to enter and operate out of the public schools.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Nancy Howell Lee’s 1969 book, 'The Search for an Abortionist,' should be required reading amid the recent restrictions on reproductive freedoms.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2013, Source: Religion Dispatches

Whether yoga is religious is a less important question than whether we really have separation of church and state in the public schools.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2012, Source: The Guardian

Radical religious activists promote anti-science bills, in part, because they also seek to undermine the teaching of evolution.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

When evangelicals attack 'the gay agenda' of an anti-bullying event in schools, something is sick in America's religious culture

Posted on: Oct 1, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Exploiting a legal loophole, evangelicals are using children to spread their message in schools.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

A judge's decision forcing New York City to provide subsidised space for religious worship challenges the US constitution.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2012, Source: The Guardian

The founding fathers saw the state as guarantor of freedom from persecution. Now, the Church is trying to cast it as persecutor.

Posted on: May 30, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Thanks to Good News Clubs, evangelism in schools is already subverting the separation of church and state. Now they're justifying the murder of nonbelievers.

Posted on: May 21, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Christian-nationalist zealots are rewriting US history, airbrushing slavery and enshrining creationism in Texas schools.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Using the language of "choice," school voucher proponents are pushing hard to destroy the separation of church and state in public schools. Here's how they're doing it.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to ALEC, the Volunteer State has adopted a law intended to undermine the teaching of evolution in public schools. Just don't expect them to stop there.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2012, Source: Comment Is Free

Even as states and schools try to put in place anti-bullying policies, the Christian right is mobilizing to undo them.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: The Guardian

A campaign funded by the religious right has effectively rewritten the constitutional separation of church and state in education.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Leaked documents reveal a right-wing think-tank's plans to undermine the teaching of climate science -- and defund public education in the process.