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HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff Discusses The Sarah Palin Coin Controversy On The Joy Behar Show

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

HuffPost Editor Roy Sekoff appeared on The Joy Behar Show Wednesday night to talk about religion in politics and the controversy surrounding Sarah Pal...

Gay Marriage Loss in Maine Is a Straight Loser

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael B. Laskoff

Gay marriage is a civil rights issue; it will take a Supreme Court decision or an amendment to the US Constitution to make this right. That's almost inconceivably hard work, but ending slavery was no picnic either.

The Court's Cross to Bear

Jay Wexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Wexler

The government should surely honor our fallen war heroes, but erecting a massive, stand-alone symbol of Christian faith is not the way to do it.

Bible Study in Public Schools: Let's Pray on It

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Let's agree to teach the bible in all of its bloody, misogynous, murderous, fratricidal glory. Let's teach our impressionable children the following facts about the word of god.

Influence Of Religious Right Fading, Recession Taking Toll

Center For American Progress | Lester Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The recession is taking its toll on the conservative movement, and religious right leaders' intellectual rigidity is helping to put a nail in the coff...

Bible Quotes on "Worldwide Intelligence Updates?"

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Bush proved that the blurring of the line that separates Church and State is not only unconstitutional, it is also wholly dysfunctional.

Why Is Religion Taboo in American Schools?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

Some elites cite the "wall of separation between church and state" as justification for censoring, silencing and discriminating against religious individuals, especially in the public schools.

The Separation of Church and God

John DeBellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John DeBellis

I'm not a religious man. What you consider prayer, I consider covering all my bases, or at worst talking to myself (and I know I'm not God, just look at my stack of unpaid bills).

New Faith-Based Initiatives Report: 'Serving People in Need, Safeguarding Religious Freedom'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

I have long supported effective partnerships between government and faith-based organizations. Unfortunately, during the Bush years these partnerships were often used for political ends.

Separation of Church and Estate

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Churches are political organizations that routinely violate IRS statutes, undermining any claim they might have had to property tax exemptions.

The "Call" at Qualcomm Stadium- Translation Needed!

Sara Whitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sara Whitman

I wonder how this fits into legal rights because last I looked there is a separation of church and state. If marriage is all about religion then government should not recognize it.

Why Voting And Religion Don't Mix

Rabbi Irwin Kula | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Irwin Kula

Religion invoked as a reason to vote for or against a political candidate - by which we generally mean invoking god and some scriptural passage or oth...

The United States of Christianity

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

In a recently-disclosed memorandum, issued by the DOJ in 2007 but hidden until now, we learn that W bypassed laws that forbid the use of taxpayer dollars to support religious groups.

The Media Sentinels Of Palin's God

Ellis Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellis Dean

Pat Buchanan and his ilk would place Palin's religion beyond analysis. They would have her kind of faith be a one-way factor in government: capable of influencing decisions but protected from examination.

Who is the Handler?

Nina Burleigh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nina Burleigh

Sarah Palin's entry into politics and subsequent rise has all the hallmarks of having been engineered, coached and groomed by bigger outside forces with a bigger plan.

Do We Really Need A 'Faith-Based' Initiative?

Rev. Barry Lynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Barry Lynn

I wish a presidential candidate would have the gumption to ask what has become a forbidden question: Do we need a faith-based initiative at all?