SOURCE: The Guardian
The Texas House did not have the votes to pass a bill approved by the state senate that would have required the display of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms.
SOURCE: Washington Post
After a Supreme Court ruling favored explicitly Christian prayer led by school officials at school functions, Texas conservatives feel empowered to put more religion into public schools.
SOURCE: Religion Dispatches
The religious right has hijacked the story of Virginia's Statute for Religious Freedom, obscuring the law's intention to prevent the domination of the religious preferences of the powerful.
SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Caleb Gayle
The "classical" Christian curriculum pushes a historical vision that America was conceived by God as a beacon of righteousness, and that Christian duty is to eliminate secularism and religious pluralism.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Duncan Hosie
The Justice was elevated to the high court by supporters who imagine the First Amendment supports the pervasive influence of Christianity on public life and who reject the premise of a secular state. He is meeting their highest expectations.
SOURCE: Boston Globe
by Steven V. Mazie
A political scientist and court correspondent says that SCOTUS has adopted a radical version of the "free exercise" clause of the First Amendment that makes a mockery of the historic separation of religious and political authority.
SOURCE: Religion News Service
Since the early 1990s ascendancy of the Christian Right, the movement has drawn on David Barton's assertion that the separation of church and state is bogus. A new generation of conservatives is embracing this line on the campaign trail today.
by Anthea Butler
Organized by a secretive Christian nationalist organization, the National Prayer Breakfast is an annual ritual that has no place in the political culture of a multicultural democracy.
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