Heather Weaver

Heather L. Weaver is a senior staff attorney with the ACLU Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief.

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Monday, March 14, 2016
Ida-NO: Gem State Lawmakers Consider Bill to Allow Bible in Science Classes
Idaho’s public school students may soon have an additional reference text in science class — the Bible. Senate Bill 1342 , which will be heard this week by the House Education Committee, would authorize the use of the Bible “for reference purposes” in any class where “an understanding of the Bible...
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Monday, May 05, 2014
Supreme Court Turns Blind Eye to Exclusionary Prayers at Government Meetings
This morning, the Supreme Court issued a disappointing and troubling decision upholding a town board's practice of opening its meetings with Christian prayers. For more than a decade , the town board of Greece , New York, has started meetings with prayers delivered by local clergy, all of whom,...
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