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Fri December 13, 2013

Ala. Critics Say School Texts Insult Christians

Alabama's school board is postponing a decision on new school textbooks after conservatives complained they promote Islam and oppose Christianity.
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Alabama's school board is postponing a decision on new school textbooks after conservatives complained they promote Islam and oppose Christianity.

State School Superintendent Tommy Bice asked for the delay Thursday following complaints by the Eagle Forum of Alabama and ACT for America.

The groups complained that 12 textbooks proposed for social studies classes have a pro-Muslim slant and are anti-Christian.

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