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SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE
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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
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"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
Beyond this, as Fox News contributor Todd Starnes noted, over the last eight years, where charter schools have increased
Donald Trump, the Johnson Amendment, and Church-State Relations
Professor of History and Law, Ohio State University
President Trump's announcement last week at the National Prayer Breakfast that he intends to "destroy" the Johnson Amendment
Trump Perverts American History Pushing Religious Power Grab
Political Analyst, former presidential campaign advisor and sp...
Jefferson was one of the foremost champions of the Enlightenment, which vociferously opposed the promotion of religious dogma
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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.
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God Loves Trump !
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.
Senior Lecture, History of Religious Ideas, U of CA Irvine
Noah was a drunk Abraham pimped his wife as his 'sister' Abraham abandoned his son Ishmael and Ishmael's mother Lot offered
Letter To A Trump Supporter #4: Barack Obama's Christian Faith
Anthony W. Orlando
Assistant Lecturer, Sol Price School of Public Policy, Univers...
This is the fourth in my series of "Letters to a Trump Supporter," from correspondence with a family friend who supports
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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...
Utah is an interesting place to live. It's the only state in our nation where the majority of the population belong to one
The Spirit of Thomas Becket Is Alive, And That's Bad News
Ronald A. Lindsay
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry
The blurring of the distinction between true religious freedom and special privileges for the religious has, unfortunately
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
In fact, most migrants who came for religious reasons did so for freedom to pursue their own religion but without any particular
The UnChristian Quest for a Christian America
Lee C. Camp
Some of the basic and elementary theological reasons the very notion of a "Christian America" is problematic (pat me on the back; I am restraining my language) include the following:
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