Bryan Nash Archive
Bryan Nash Staff writer Bryan Nash has devoted much of his life to searching for the truth behind the lies that the masses never question. He is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity and is the author of The Messiah's Misfits, Things Unseen and The Backpack Guide to Surviving the University. He has also been a regular contributor to the magazine Biblical Insights. Email this author.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals has its sights set on young people, hoping the next generation will quit eating meat. PETA wants to advertise on school lunchroom trays, starting in Cleveland.
Five years ago, a city in Kansas decided to ban the open carrying of guns. On Monday, that decision was reversed. Overland Park’s City Council decided to allow citizens to walk the streets with guns in full view. The ban was overturned with an 11-1 vote.
In July 2011, a Texas mom spent the night in jail after a neighbor called and told police that children were playing outside unsupervised. Tammy Cooper was arrested on child endangerment charges. Now, she’s suing.
A school system in Florida might decide to bring back paddling. Though seldom used, corporal punishment is legal in schools in 19 States, including Florida. Some parents are in favor of the idea, but others disagree with the practice.
Convenience comes with a price. That’s definitely the case with microwaves. If you’re thinking of zapping your veggies, you may want to think again. Microwaving may seem like the quickest and best option when preparing food. Although it may be the quickest, it is by no means the best.
Some entrepreneurial students in Massachusetts are using the restrictions on school lunches as a way to make a little extra money. A black market for chocolate syrup is forming. The sugary substance sells for 50 cents a squeeze.
A school district in south Florida is expected to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender history month. During LGBT History Month, a different “icon” is recognized every day.
The New York City Department of Education is supplying morning-after pills to students. It has become a practice in at least 13 schools. Making the practice even more controversial is that parents are not notified when the school nurse gives girls emergency contraceptives.
If you go to get your driver’s license in New Jersey, put on your sad face. The State has banned “big” smiles, saying they interfere with facial-recognition technology. The policy has been in effect all year, but it has not been talked about much.
Praying before a game is a tradition in many football programs. But the University of Tennessee recently re-evaluated the process after a group complained. The Freedom From Religion Foundation wrote a letter to Chancellor Jimmy Cheek, urging the school to stop the ritual.