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Christians feel besieged as school system secularization whines ahead - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print By David Tulis The South’s strong cultural Christianity comes from its Protestant heritage and the influence of reformed theology, particularly the many Scottish Presbyterians who fled religious persecution. This theological heritage explains the region’s resistance to federal armies in 1861 and the strong sense of localism and self-determination that has marked the political and economic thinking of Southerners since the defeat. Christianity’s strong claims are alluded to by Joy Lukachick, a reporter for the Times Free Press. She delves today into the threatened legal action seeking to secularize public schools and tug away at Christian expression and custom within