12-year-old Kelly Helton, a middle school student in Kentucky, was bothered by all the religious songs they were singing in choir class. So she decided to do something about it. She tells the story in this one-minute video below:
As she says, it helps to have a dad who’s a local atheist activist, though Jim Helton told me he would never interfere with his daughter’s church/state concerns unless she spoke to her teacher first.
Kudos to Kelly for handling this situation with as little drama as possible.