Atheist mom gets death threats over school Bible complaints — but Christians claim they’re the victims


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An Oklahoma woman said she plans to move after receiving threats from other parents because her complaints ended a public school Bible giveaway.


By Travis Gettys|Raw Story

The woman contacted the American Humanist Association last month after her son told her his third-grade teacher surprised students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School by handing out the Bible in class, reported the Friendly Atheist blog.

The boy said teacher Erica Mackey placed the Bibles on her desk, and he felt pressured to walk up and take one after most of his classmates did.

His mother, identified only as Lea, contacted the atheist organization’s legal representatives, who notified Duncan Public Schools that the passive distribution violated the separation of church and state.

A Satanic Temple chapter asked permission to distribute materials, and the school district said it would end Bible handouts for elementary students.

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