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War on Religion

Stephen Colbert Warns America: 'There's A War On Religion'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 05.07.2014 | Religion

Stephen Colbert addressed viewers on The Colbert Report to solemnly say, "I don’t have to tell you, that there is a war on religion in America." ...

Jaweed Kaleem

'With God's Grace We Will Continue Our Journey Forward' | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.07.2012 | Religion

Despite strong assaults about everything from what opponents have called a "war on religion" for his healthcare reform policy's provisions on contrace...

Review: Freedom of Religion and the Secular State by Russell Blackford

Steven Paul Leiva | Posted 09.26.2012 | Books
Steven Paul Leiva

Religion, despite its eternal concerns, has never been shy about wanting to wield temporal power, and does so today in many nations in the East, and certain conservative factions of religion would be happy to do so in the West.

Blessed John Paul II And Solidarność Stood On The Side Of Truth, The Poor And The Worker

Gerald J. Beyer | Posted 10.29.2012 | Religion
Gerald J. Beyer

Mitt Romney's latest TV ad, featuring Blessed John Paul II and Lech Wałęsa, got one thing right. The former pope and son of Poland did say "Be not afraid" in 1979. Beyond that, however, the ad distorts reality in a number of ways

Mitt Romney Ad: Obama Has Declared A War On Religion

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

A new Mitt Romney ad released Thursday accuses President Barack Obama of waging a "war on religion." The ad, along with recent attacks on Obama's welf...

This Will Be The Largest Cross In The World

Posted 05.15.2012 | Religion

The "God-given vision" started out simply enough: build a 7-foot-tall cross on a mountain and invite people to meditate there with the Creator. Now, 2...

Casualties of War

Jess Wilson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Jess Wilson

Nothing will open, change, move or evolve if we walk away from each other. No matter how divisive you may believe someone is, no matter how wrong-headed you find an organization to be, I challenge you to engage them anyway.

The War On Religion: A View From The Trenches

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.11.2012 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

The claim by Republicans that there is a war on religion turns reality on its head and attempts to make victims out of perpetrators.

The War On Religion Does Not Exist

Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy | Posted 05.23.2012 | Religion
Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

Where are the leaders of today who are willing to stand up and say: "I am a person of faith, but I will not dictate what yours should be.

The Republican War on Religion

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.05.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Constitution provides for the separation of church and state, preventing government from mixing religion and politics. What the Obama administration has done with health care and its contraception policy is to protect religious freedom, not assail or violate it.

Why Religious Conservatives Embrace The Language Of Religious War

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 04.29.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

I am no pacifist. Wars are necessary sometimes, whether of words or of military might. But religions don't look for wars where they don't exist, and they never thrive on military metaphors.

VIDEO: Obama's 'War on Religion' Controversy

Posted 02.22.2012 | Religion

Has Obama waged a war on religion? Republican presidential hopefuls from Rick Santorum to Newt Gingrich to Mitt Romney have declared that Obama is...

War On Religion Or War On Democracy

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

It is not a "war on religion" when 1st Amendment protections are employed to protect both freedom of religion and freedom from religion.

Perry: 'I'm Afraid Of My Wife'

Los Angeles Times | By Seema Mehta | Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry, trying to claw his way back into presidential contention, stepped off his big, blue bus and walked around the picturesque town square here...

No, Virginia, There's No War on Christmas

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Tell me, Governor Perry, when you talk about "prayer in school," do you mean all prayer? Would you object to Muslims pulling out prayer rugs and bowing to Mecca? Jews opening their Torah and chanting? A Native American prayer dance, a Sikh kirtan, or a New Age affirmation litany?

Perry Defends Contentious Obama Criticism

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry defended his latest campaign ad -- which criticizes Obama for repealing the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy -- in an intervi...

Don't Take Perry's Faith Bait

Eric Sapp | Posted 02.06.2012 | Religion
Eric Sapp

As a Christian, I'm sorry for the ad. If anyone was actually hurt, instead of just astounded by it, I and many other Christians are truly sorry. It doesn't reflect the Jesus I know and follow.