Florida high schools may offer religion classes

January 16, 2019 | WSVN

A bill making its way through the Florida legislature would make it mandatory for schools to offer classes on religion.

The bill, filed by Democratic State Rep. Kimberly Daniels, would require schools to offer the courses as an elective, and they would cover topics such as the New and Old Testaments of the Bible and Hebrew scriptures.

The proposed bill states that schools would “follow all state and federal laws and guidelines in maintaining religious neutrality and accommodating the diverse religious views, traditions, and perspectives of all students in the school.”

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