South Carolina passes Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act for students…

South Carolina passes Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act for students

Bill: S0134 (text)

Sponsored by Sens. Martin, Verdin, et al, and signed into law by Gov. Nikki Haley, S0134 (the Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act – Act No.180) prohibits a school district from discriminating against a student based on religious viewpoint, allows a student to express his religious viewpoint, allows a student to express religious beliefs in homework and classroom assignments without penalty or reward, and allows students to organize and participate in religious student gatherings to the same extent as secular noncurricular groups.

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