separation of church and state

Trump’s Attack on “Failing Government Schools” Reveals Religiously-Repressive, Racist, and Homophobic Attack on Public Education

In his State of the Union Address, Trump took a swipe at what he called “failing government schools.” Most of…

3 years ago

Jeff Sessions Believes the First Amendment Separation Clause Is Unconstitutional

Jefferson stating separation of church and state is contained within the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment is "unhistorical" according…

6 years ago

Trump’s Act of War On The First Amendment

The combination of Trump's bans on Muslism and Media outlets are just beginning. Trump's actions and policies proposes present a…

6 years ago

Satanists Secure a Secular Victory and Stop Prayers At Government Meetings

When a member of a Satanic temple signed up to deliver the opening prayer on February 17 to provide the…

7 years ago

7-Year-Old Banished Student Feels Wrath Of Evangelical’s Religious Freedom

In February of this year, a seven-year-old 2nd grade student in Indiana was "banished" from having any contact with other…

7 years ago

Colorado Supreme Court Rules Using Public School Money For Private Religious Instruction is Unconstitutional

The poor performance of deliberately underfunded public schools allows legislators to siphon off funds to religious institutions in the name…

8 years ago

Right Wing Media Loses it Over Idea of Obama as Jewish President

A bunch of white gentiles are maybe not the best people to be talking about who is and who isn't…

8 years ago

Religious Right Leader Argues that Supreme Court Should Overrule God

Matt Barber of liberty counsel celebrates non-existent victories while looking for SCOTUS to let us do what Jesus said not…

8 years ago

After Voting to Strip it From DC Residents, Boehner Claims to Champion Religious Freedom

"America was founded on the principle of religious freedom." It's just a shame he thinks only corporations have that freedom

8 years ago

Religious Freedom Law Endangered The Health of a Georgia Woman

This week a story in Georgia illustrates just how dangerous religious tyranny posing as religious freedom can be to the…

8 years ago

Bob Vander Plaats Says Exercising First Amendment Rights Mocks God

Yes, actually exercising your First Amendment right to have your own beliefs is a "huge concern" with "spiritual ramifications" in…

8 years ago

Tom Delay’s GOP Crusade to Establish Theocracy Is Doomed To Fail

The latest indication that Republicans will enjoin the Catholic bishops' and religious right's war against the Constitution, was disgraced former…

8 years ago

Indiana Enacts Theocracy Legalizing Discrimination

On Thursday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed legislation legalizing discrimination based on the religious right's "free exercise" of their bigoted…

8 years ago

Minority White Christians’ Religious War On the Constitution

There is a misconception among ignorant Americans that this nation was founded on the tenets of the bible and is…

8 years ago

Pew Report Details the Sorry State of Religious Tolerance in the World

Pew tells us restrictions on religion were high or very high in 39% of countries and that Muslims are as…

8 years ago

Republican Kasich Forces Public Schools To Partner with Religion Or Lose Taxpayer Funding

Ohio Governor John Kasich made that "religious extremist duty" mandatory in Ohio. Kasich issued a statement through a spokesman informing…

8 years ago

Michigan License To Discriminate A Portent Of Impending Theocracy  

It is astonishing, but the extremist Christian fundamentalists are basing their punitive power on the religious freedom guarantee in the…

8 years ago

Rick Santorum Lyingly Claims Separation of Church and State is Communist and un-American

In fact, the separation of church and state is something quintessentially American. Americans invented the idea, after all

8 years ago

Catholic Church Says Religious Freedom Protects Them From Going to Court

As the group of bishops were the instigators behind the Neo-American religious imposition as freedom ideology, it was not surprising…

8 years ago

The First Amendment Protects All Religions – Including Satanism

You don't have to approve of a religion to understand and accept that every religion is on equal footing in…

8 years ago

The Religious Right Wants to Choose the Republican Candidate for President

Bryan Fischer wants an Evangelical conclave to choose candidates for president. Tough luck, Catholics, Jews, Muslims, Atheists, and others

8 years ago

Texas Legislator’s Biblical Proposal Abolishes Constitutional Equal Rights

Republicans and religious conservatives detest the 14th Amendment for myriad reasons, but chief among them is the guarantee of equal…

8 years ago

You Are Voting for Democracy or Theocracy in the 2014 Midterms

Jody Hice's new "Big Idea" is that state-sponsored religion, forbidden by the First Amendment, will put an end to government…

8 years ago

Bryan Fischer Says Government is Meant to be a Minister of God

"When government defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman...It's doing its job. It's fulfilling its role…

8 years ago

Right-Wing Justice Scalia is Crusading to Establish Religion by Constitutional Fiat

Koch and Vatican surrogate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered a judicial sermon at Colorado Christian University and informed 400…

8 years ago

The Values Voter Summit’s Promotion of Religious Tyranny is Un-American

These speakers want to fundamentally alter our way of life. In the ideal fake-Christian world, our freedom of religion would…

8 years ago

Actual Religious Freedom Creates an Anti-First Amendment Firestorm in Bible Belt

The Religious Right, which regularly mocks and profanes the beliefs of others, thinks other religions should be banned from mocking…

8 years ago

Airman Ordered to Swear a Religious Oath or Get Out of the Air Force

The United States Air Force, itself sworn to "support and defend the Constitution," cannot abide by, support, or defend either…

8 years ago

SCOTUS Prayer Ruling Silences New York Town’s Non-Christians

The Catholics on the High Court made a serious error in ruling that any government prayers were constitutional.

8 years ago

The Supreme Court’s Conservatives Are Abolishing Anti-Discrimination Laws

One would think most Americans support the 14th Amendment's prohibition of unequal treatment under the law unflinchingly. Unfortunately, the religious…

9 years ago

The Hobby Lobby Ruling Is Trojan Horse For All Businesses and Corporations

The Trojan Horse in the Hobby Lobby ruling is a term, closely held corporation, that created an opening for nearly…

9 years ago

Conservatives On The Supreme Court Have Turned The Constitution Into A Weapon of Mass Destruction

Whether most Americans realize it or not, they have been spectators, victims, and often combatants in a sectarian religious war…

9 years ago

The Only Thing More Idiotic Than Personhood Is Giving a Corporation Religious Freedom

The only thing more idiotic than ascribing personhood to a legal instrument is asserting it prays, worships, and warrants religious…

9 years ago

North Carolina’s Lt. Governor Declares War on the U.S. Constitution

Dan Forest told the Faith and Freedom Coalition this weekend, "America is at a great crossroads where it must decide…

9 years ago

The Truth is, Religious Bigots, if Islam is Not a Religion, Neither is Christianity

David Barton presents a geo-political Christianity Rev. Jody Hice says Muslims can't have, meaning Barton's Christianity is not a religion

9 years ago

Fake Christians Tear Up the Constitution in Chesterfield County, Virginia

Wicca is "neo-pagan and invokes polytheistic, pre-Christian deities," and therefore it does not fall within "the Judeo-Christian tradition."

9 years ago

The Religious Right Is Using Hatred To Try To Fundamentally Transform America

There is a relatively large contingent of disgruntled citizens who seriously hate this country with a passion, and yet instead…

9 years ago

Supreme Court Throws Out Establishment Clause With Public Prayer Ruling

When Americans in the near future look back and wonder how, why, and when their democracy was lost to theocracy,…

9 years ago

Beyond Discrimination Arizona’s 1062 Bill Gives Criminals a Get Out Of Jail Free Card

This abomination masquerading as legislation is precisely what the religious right and career criminals have dreamt of throughout their pathetic…

9 years ago

It Is Time For Constitution Loving Americans To Stand Up To Right Wing Republicans

Americans who value their freedoms, religious or otherwise, would do well to avoid the pitfalls of staying silent for fear…

9 years ago

The Theocratic Agenda Behind the Anti-Marriage Equality Movement

The Religious Right says legalization of same-sex marriage is like banning interracial marriage but then they think tyranny is anyone…

9 years ago

Dysfunctional Republican Christians Vow To Destroy the First Amendment

Two-hundred and twenty-two years after the First Amendment was ratified, there is a large segment of the population that cannot…

9 years ago

American Legion Post Betrays The Constitution and Launches a Religious Threat to Democracy

For the second time in six months an American Legion Chapter has distinguished itself for abandoning the Constitution over its…

9 years ago

Texas Republicans Would Murder Truth – And the Biblically Unapproved

The Texas gubernatorial race features very little science and more than a little bloodshed

9 years ago

The Religious Right Is Counting On the Courts To Help Them Achieve Their Tyrannical Goals

Right wing Christians define their right to practice religion as forcing compliance of their beliefs on the rest of the…

9 years ago

The Supreme Court Could Rule that Hobby Lobby is More of a Person than You Are

The problem is that if corporations have Freedom of Religion, its employers lose their Freedom of Religion

9 years ago

The Unfair Tax Exemption for Politically Active Churches Must End

There is a simple solution that will satisfy the Christian churches and the secular groups suing for equality, and it…

9 years ago

David Barton Thinks He Scares Us

"I'm really scary," Barton declared. "I am very scary for people who have a secular worldview."

9 years ago

Religious Right Freaks out When Air Force Academy Obeys Constitution

Tony Perkins says religious freedom is FORCING Air Force cadets to say "So help me God" at the end of…

9 years ago

‘Christian’ Conservatives Abuse The Judicial System In Their Latest Battle Against The ACA

Conservative Christian business owners are appealing to other conservative Christians on the Supreme Court to grant them religious immunity from…

9 years ago

The Religious Right Attempts to Circumvent the Constitution By Claiming Academic Freedom

The latest attempt by the religious right to circumvent the Constitution involves claiming that prohibiting teachers from teaching the bible…

9 years ago

The Quest to Turn the U.S. Military into the Army of God

Fundamentalist Christianity is determined to turn not only our government, but more frighteningly, our military, into their tool

9 years ago

The True Jeffersonian Face of Religious Freedom

For Thomas Jefferson, religious freedom was neither freedom to coerce nor a coerced mind, but rather a free mind

10 years ago

School District Indoctrinates Ohio Children With Course Teaching Fictional Right Wing History

David Barton is reaching out to corrupt the minds of Ohio children by teaching his fantastical tales of an America…

10 years ago

Gay Representative Barred from Speaking Because He is in Violation of God’s Law

Apparently, those who find themselves in violation of God's law, lose their rights under Republican governance

10 years ago

Democrats Dance Around Protecting the Right To Choose Out Fear of the Extreme Right

In Congress and Republican-controlled states, and instead of decrying the loss of choice, Democrats dance around the issue out of…

10 years ago

The GOP Dream: An America Like Heaven that is For Christians Only

According to Republicans, if liberals would stop saying no to fundamentalists, we could have the America Jesus intended when he…

10 years ago

Grandmother Says She is Persecuted if She is Not Allowed to Convert Grandson

Visiting Grandma should not carry with it the prerequisite of conversion

10 years ago

North Carolina GOP Attempts to Violate the Constitution by Proposing an Official State Religion

Republicans in the state's legislature are proposing an official state religion by exempting North Carolina from following the Constitution's separation…

10 years ago

The Demographics of Progress and the Demise of the America of Conservative Dreams

The numbers don't lie: they didn't lie on Election Night, and they do not lie in the longer run when…

10 years ago

Bill Clinton’s Truth Serum Overpowers Paul Ryan’s Faith Based Temper Tantrum

Bill Clinton's delivered a dose of DNC truth serum to Romney, Ryan, and their crowd of habitual liars, religious sycophants,…

10 years ago

Leah’s List: Exposing Businesses that Use Your Money to Fund Ultra Conservative Agendas

Leah's List™ is in part a reaction to Citizens United, and exposes businesses that are using their income to finance…

10 years ago

Missouri Votes to Allow Christians to Discriminate Against Non-Believers

Voters in Missouri took a major step towards granting Christians the right to dominate public meetings, discriminate against non-Christians.

10 years ago

The War On Religion Taken To Its Most Logical And Absurd Extremes

If Republicans want religious legislation to run this country, do it right. Only cover health-related matters that do not violate…

11 years ago

Why Can’t Republicans Understand the Constitution?

The Constitution is clear on a couple of things, and one of the most obvious is that it's not the…

12 years ago