“We actually aren’t distributing the Gideon Bible,” she said. “It is not being distributed to Grade 5 students or in our schools.” Novak said she wouldn’t authorize permission slips to get either the Gideon book or the Dawkins book at public district schools.
So the Chilliwack School District 33 Superintendant, Evelyn Novak, decided to discontinue distribution of Gideon Bibles rather than distribute Dawkins’ The Magic of Reality as required by basic fairness if the Gideons are allowed to distribute their books.
The Chilliwack Times has the whole story.
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