Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) sparked a fair bit of intrigue and debate weeks ago when he announced that “prayer patrols” would be employed to help address Louisville’s homicide rate.  But now Bevin is back in the news with yet another faith-based move: the governor signed a bill into law on Tuesday that paves the way for Bible classes in public schools. House Bill 128 allows for elective courses on the Bible to be taught in Kentucky schools, with the new-found law’s sponsor

arguing that it is important for kids to understand the impact that the world’s most read and sold book has had on American history and culture, WDRB-TV reported. Republican state Rep. D.J. Johnson said that the Bible “set the foundation” that was used by the founding fathers to pen both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution — the cornerstones of American freedom and governance.  READ MORE