In the novel “Bleak House,” Charles Dickens introduces us to Harold Skimpole, a man who seems charming and reasonable but is quickly revealed to be a mooch and a parasite. Skimpole lives comfortably off of his friends. Even worse, he believes he’s entitled to the standard of living his friends provide, giving no thought at all to what it took to make his life comfortable in the first place.
A new bill introduced by a Florida Democrat seeks to introduce Bible classes as standard across the state’s schools. House Bill 341, which was put forward by evangelist and Jacksonville politician, Rep. Kim Daniels, specifies that schools must offer classes covering both the Old and New Testament.
The judge who gave a Bible and a faith-themed word of encouragement to Amber Guyger is defending her actions, saying the interaction took place after the trial and was intended to help Guyger become a better person.
An atheist group filed a complaint Thursday with a judicial oversight board against Judge Tammy Kemp, claiming she potentially violated her code of conduct by giving a Bible to Amber Guyger and telling her that God “has a plan” for her life.