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Trump touts proposed Bible literacy classes in state schools

Jan 28, 2019

By Brett Samuels

President Trump on Monday embraced proposals from lawmakers in six states that would allow public schools to offer Bible literacy classes.

The president’s tweet came shortly after the subject was discussed on “Fox & Friends.”

“Numerous states introducing Bible Literacy classes, giving students the option of studying the Bible. Starting to make a turn back? Great!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

Trump’s tweet came roughly a half-hour after North Dakota state Rep. Aaron McWilliams (R) appeared on “Fox & Friends.” McWilliams is co-sponsoring a measure in North Dakota to support Bible literacy classes.

Similar measures have been introduced in Missouri, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia and Florida.

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