Thomas Brandt

Latest Thomas Brandt Items
  • Beaumont Enterprise via Associated Press

Cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Kountze, Texas, in September were told by district officials to stop using Bible verses at football games after the Freedom From Religion Foundation complained. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott said Wednesday he will defend the cheerleaders.

    Texas judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit

    A state judge stopped an East Texas school district on Thursday from barring cheerleaders from quoting Scripture on banners at high school football games, saying the policy appears to violate their free-speech rights.


  • Cheerleaders' biblical banners OK

    A judge stopped an East Texas school district Thursday from barring cheerleaders from quoting biblical words on banners at high school football games, acknowledging their argument that it appears to violate their free-speech rights.


Happening Now