"The fervency with which someone follows their religious faith, a biblical faith, is nearly always a direct indicator of how well they will follow the Constitution."
Religious Republicans passed unconstitutional legislation denying a wide swathe of the population their constitutional rights.
Brownback's new ploy would make it possible for the Republican legislature to impeach any judge who goes against Republican dogma
Some may argue that evangelicals lack any humanity, because if they did they would not be driven by inhumanity toward anything not Christian
Kentucky taxpayers are being "compelled" to spend at least $18 million to build and support the Answers in Genesis Noah's Ark theme park
Over the past 7 years, Republicans have shown interest in eliminating parts of the Constitution that prevent them from ruling like dictators
Sheriff Ward told Ammon Bundy he'd provide the armed criminals with adequate protection and safe escort out of state without risk of arrest
Scalia may have surpassed charlatans like David Barton in an attempt to "establish Christianity" as the nation's state religion
If these evangelicals in the Republican ranks had even the slightest clue how fortunate they are to live in a secular society they might rein in the perpetual sniping that their religious rights are being abridged by a secular government.
Republicans not only have no intent in fulfilling their oath of office, they may have no idea what they are swearing to support and defend.
It may come as a shock to Kim Davis that in America there is no higher authority than the Constitution, no matter that she believes
The poor performance of deliberately underfunded public schools allows legislators to siphon off funds to religious institutions in the name of education.
Americans should take time today to reflect on just how far the nation has drifted from the Founders' "we the people" sentiment.
Today, more so than at any time in the nation's history, evangelical Republicans are on a crusade to base the nation's laws on the Christian religion to discriminate against Americans who do not fall into the mold of a religious Republican.
Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Roy Moore, has made headlines lately by elevating the bible over the Constitution in what seems to be a widely held opinion in Alabama. Because the bible says gays are an abomination to god, it drove Moore to order other state judges to ignore federal court rulings allowing courts to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Every one of the Koch Republicans, and their oily Democratic cohorts, who voted to approve a State Department construction permit for TransCanada to build the KeystoneXL pipeline across America's international border with Canada are guilty of violating the Constitution's long-standing Separation of Powers.
Republicans in state after state spent the past year hastily passing legislation abolishing other Americans' 14th Amendment rights
Ohio Governor John Kasich made that "religious extremist duty" mandatory in Ohio. Kasich issued a statement through a spokesman informing Ohio schools that if they fail to align with Christian organizations, they will lose funding.
Now, every Republican and related conservative is under the illusion that providing for the general welfare means providing for the fossil fuel industry, corporations, the wealthy, Christian clergy, and financial sector's general welfare, but that is not what the Founding Fathers or the first four American presidents believed; neither does President Barack Obama.
Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400 faithful Christians that the separation of church and state "doesn't mean the government cannot favor religion over non-religion."