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Bill Berkowitz

Blog Entries by Bill Berkowitz

Kirk Cameron's 'Monumental' Christian Nationalist Quest

(88) Comments | Posted April 5, 2012 | 4:58 PM

In the trailer for his new documentary Monumental, TV actor Kirk Cameron has an 'a-ha! 'moment. While visiting Christian historical revisionist David Barton, Cameron exclaims: "So hold on. The United States Congress was commissioning and printing Bibles to be given to all the people because they knew that that's what...

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ALEC, the NRA, and the Killing of Trayvon Martin

(172) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 2:14 PM

There is little doubt that it was George Zimmerman, a 28-year-old self-appointed "neighborhood watch vigilante," who shot and killed the 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last month as he "returned from a trip to 7-11 with an iced tea and a pack of Skittles."

Less known is the relationship between the Florida...

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Cookies With Christianity: After School, Public Education May Be Parochial

(10) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 11:24 PM

Since the Supreme Court's 1962 decision banning prayer in the public school classrooms, conservative evangelical Christians have been at war with public education. Many conservatives point to that decision as the harbinger of America's moral decline. For years, Christian Right organizations and their leaders have railed against teachers' unions, opposed...

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Gingrich: Best Supporting Actor? Newt's Role In Christian GOTV Flick

(4) Comments | Posted November 30, 2011 | 6:18 PM

Champion the Vote, a project of United In Purpose, a Silicon Valley-based conservative group dedicated to registering millions of Christian voters in time for the 2012 elections, has produced a new video that features a number of religious right notables, but only one Republican...

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