Here, while these people are clearly assholes and scumbags, they are assholes and scumbags going through the political process. And what they are endorsing doesn't really approach the level of executing atheists
Yes, if you want to ignore all the differences, and focus on their religious zealotry and need to push it on other people, then they are the same. But then so is a Mormon missionary and the guy throwing acid in the school girls face ...
Which highlights the rather absurd and useless nature of the comparison
We have a right to our own values and beliefs, and to free speech. Why should the government force us to say something in public, so we get a piece of paper that determines our future?
It doesn't sound like the bill makes a distinction between private and public schools either. The government should stay out of private schools in this matter.
Neo conservativism at its finest.
If I move out of the country and live under a different constitution, that doesn't involve my faith. Nor should be an issue to me or provoke questioning if I am breaking a promise or pledge to God.