Gov. Matt Bevin publicly signs bill allowing Kentucky’s public schools to teach the Bible

By Lawrence Smith   Updated: Jun 28, 2017 7:35 AM CDT FRANKFORT, Ky. (WDRB) — Public schools in Kentucky can soon teach reading, writing and the book of Revelation. At the Capitol on Tuesday, Gov. Matt Bevin gave his public “Amen” to a bill…   The bill’s sponsor says students need to understand the role the Bible played in American history. “It really did set the foundation that our founding fathers used to develop documents like the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights,” said Rep. D.J. Johnson (R-Owensboro). “All of those came from principles from the Bible.”...

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