Cornerstone Christian Academy in Alberta, Canada, is being told to stop teaching Scriptures that may be considered offensive. Battle River School Division (BRSD) chair, Lauri Skori, told Cornerstone’s chair, Deanna Margel, that “any Scripture that could be considered offensive to particular individuals should not be read or studied in school.”  Skori said it would be inappropriate for the school to share “any teachings that denigrate or vilify someone’s sexual orientation.”

“We’re talking about freedom of religion, but we’re also talking about freedom of expression,” said Margel. “We need every single word there to challenge us, to call us to greater understanding. It’s just so important.” On June 15, the school and the board met to further discuss the issue. The National Post reports that 50 Cornerstone representatives were present. READ MORE