We will take action in short order to follow the President’s instruction to safeguard the deeply held religious beliefs of Americans who provide health insurance.
Greedy evangelicals expected much more in remuneration for their electoral support for Trump’s candidacy than freedom to violate IRS rules with impunity.
Yoest has a long record of undermining women’s access to health care by distorting the facts; her selection shows the administration is pandering to extreme evangelical conservatives.
She thinks biblically, She doesn’t need time to figure out how to vote because she sees the world through a scriptural lens. "We need more like her in office."
A ruling for theocracy will effectively demolish church-state separation and neuter the First Amendment’s religious clauses.
"Texas Senate has no problem with taxpayer-funded discrimination against virtually anyone who doesn't meet a public official's personal [religious] standards."
We must use the full force of Congress and strength of the [Catholic] pro-life movement to defeat this absurd rule that allows poor women to have healthcare.
Jefferson stating separation of church and state is contained within the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment is "unhistorical" according to Sessions.
The evangelical fundamentalists, all 13.2 percent of them, are appealing to vice president-elect Pence by petition and demanding that he, as head of domestic policy, inform president-elect Trump that it is crucial to immediately issue an executive order in"definitely banning” the teaching of evolution as science.
*The following is an opinion column by R Muse*
Over the course of the last several years no small number of pundits and commentators have trumpeted the demise of the religious right and their masters at the Vatican. As the recent election appeared to look bleak for Trump, and by extension the Republican Party and evangelical movement, it did appear to many that Trump would take down the religious right along with the Republican Party. Of course none of that transpired as predicted. Instead, as this column warned, the religious right turned out in force to increase their power and authority over government and even if the results were different, the religious right would have transformed an electoral defeat into a new and improved persecution complex that a sympathetic Republican majority would take advantage of.
Instead of a White House firewall to stop the Koch GOP Congress' disasters, the Kochs and evangelicals have a fascist with a rubber stamp.
The fault lines among evangelicals that the election of 2016 has exposed are likely to reshape national politics for years to come.
On the contrary, we have seen religious laws against abortion, contraception, marriage equality, religious diversity, education, and even global warming
"If God-given natural rights come in conflict with government, court, or human-granted rights, God-given natural rights always prevail."
Republicans will end up with a platform that will be Victorian in its moralizing and deeply critical the modern American family.
Judge Reeves noted that “the title, history and text of the law showed it to be the State’s attempt to put LGBT citizens in their place."
"North Carolina's HB2 is deeply discriminatory and violates civil rights law in all kinds of manners."
Oklahoma evangelical Republicans force doctors to give patients deceptive and unscientific advice just to keep their medical licenses.
Religious Republicans passed unconstitutional legislation denying a wide swathe of the population their constitutional rights.
The latest drive toward an iteration of Sharia Law for the cult of right-wing Christians panting for a theocracy is playing out in Kentucky.