Atheists have won the right to supply pamphlets at a high school in Florida that had allowed faith groups to give out Bibles at the school. While I’d prefer no material of either kind be allowed in public schools, this kind of push is important for letting people know that the First Amendment is in place for a reason.

In order to avoid an entanglement of religion and government, public spaces and institutions cannot discriminate against any beliefs (or lack there-of). While it’s better when the government offers no regard to any belief, when it crosses that line it must be met with the natural consequence: that all faiths and beliefs must be included lest the government make the mistake of endorsing one religion or one sect. Let these pamphlets be a lesson to Christians — or anyone from any faith — that no religion gets a special pass from our secular government.

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