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SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE
A Former Pastor Of Trump's Church Says He Never Saw Him There
“He was not an active and visible member of the church, no,” Pastor David Lewicki recalled.
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Indiana State Senator Wants To Require 'In God We Trust' Posters In Classrooms
GOP state Sen. Dennis Kruse's bill specifies the minimum dimensions of the poster he hopes to mandate in Indiana schools.
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Faith Groups Call For Whitaker's Resignation Over Apparent Preference For Christian Judges
Muslim, Christian, Jewish and secular groups issued a joint letter opposing acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.
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Billy Graham's Legacy Is Conflating White Christianity And Patriotism
"America's pastor" dismantled the wall between church and state.
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Satanic Temple Religious Challenge To Missouri Abortion Law Heads To Court
"Mary Doe" argues that the law is based on a religious ideology contrary to her own.
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Public School Ends Bible Giveaway Tradition After Humanists File Complaint
“Anyone ... can see that the purpose of this is to promote Christianity," said a lawyer for the legal branch of the American Humanist Association.
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Kentucky Public Schools Can Now Offer Bible Classes In Social Studies Curriculum
“I don’t know why every state would not embrace this, why we as a nation would not embrace this,” the state's governor said.
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Man Arrested For Allegedly Toppling Ten Commandments Monument At Arkansas Capitol
The monument had stood for less than 24 hours.
Republicans will regret confirming Betsy DeVos
Jindal also believes that Betsy DeVos has proven she is dedicated to improving the education system because she has "spent
Donald Trump, the Johnson Amendment, and Church-State Relations
Professor of History and Law, Ohio State University
In the case of the Johnson Amendment, abolishing it might not change as much as Trump or his critics think it would. The
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Trump Perverts American History Pushing Religious Power Grab
Political Analyst, former presidential campaign advisor and sp...
That's bad enough. But Trump compounds the outrageousness by directly citing Thomas Jefferson as rationale for the move. While
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What People Don’t Criticize About Sen. Jeff Sessions, But Should
Founder of the Secular Coalition for America.
Maybe Sen. Sessions should read our secular U.S. Constitution.
God Loves Trump !
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.
Senior Lecture, History of Religious Ideas, U of CA Irvine
Drop medical coverage for 20 million people Cut taxes on ten million millionaires Cut taxes on one million billionaires Dump
Letter To A Trump Supporter #4: Barack Obama's Christian Faith
Anthony W. Orlando
Assistant Lecturer, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Univers...
In fact, arguably the most memorable speech of the Obama presidency was his eulogy at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal
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Atheists Sue Pennsylvania House After Being Barred From Giving Opening Invocations
"To say that theists can do this but nontheists cannot is quite clearly discrimination," one of the plaintiffs says.
Islamic Extremists Don't Have To Be Islamic Scholars
Ronald A. Lindsay
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry; Author of The Nece...
Extensive knowledge of a religion's doctrines is not necessary to be committed to and motivated by a religious belief.
Church, State and the Utah Problem
Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter and Human Rights Advocate. Ce...
Instead of working to address these issues, change laws, or making gestures to acknowledge and raise public awareness about
The Spirit of Thomas Becket Is Alive, And That's Bad News
Ronald A. Lindsay
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry
But religious freedom does not encompass the right to impose burdens on others or create significant obstacles to others
Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2
Harold Anthony Lloyd
Wake Forest Law School Professor
With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."
An Atheist Gave A 'Prayer' At A City Council Meeting, And The World Didn't Collapse
Waterloo, Iowa, shows it's not so hard to embrace nonbelievers.
The Myths of Plymouth Rock
Carla Gardina Pestana
historian, university professor, book author
American schoolchildren learn that the Europeans who came to settle Plymouth colony did so for religious freedom. The implications
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