On the campaign trail, Donald Trump called for “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” Last Friday, he delivered his Muslim ban.
My wife Joanne and I are film buffs, but we rarely go to two movies in two days. That was the pattern, though, recently when we saw both “Spotlight” and “Trumbo.”
The first is a well-crafted film about the courageous journalists at The Boston Globe who penned a series of articles that demonstrated the scope of the scandal involving Catholic priests and the sexual abuse of children.
Just days after a horrific terrorist attack on Nov. 13 left more than 120 people in Paris dead, Republican presidential hopeful John Kasich stood before a crowd of reporters and unveiled his plan for defeating radical Islam: creation of a federal department to promote “Judeo- Christian” values overseas.
Last week, a community meeting was held in Spotsylvania County, Va., to discuss plans by a group of Muslims who want to relocate and expand an Islamic center where they have been worshipping for 15 years.
What should have been a routine matter of zoning turned ugly when two men in the audience began hurling insults.
Charges against a Chicago teenager accused of plotting to join ISIS should be dismissed, his lawyer argued, because the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) allows him to act upon his religious beliefs – even if they’re a potential threat to the United States.
It’s Christmas Eve, and I thought you might appreciate an update on the “war on Christmas.”
To be honest, things have been kind of quiet this year – too quiet. It seems to me that not a creature is stirring – not even a mouse!
Sure, we had that business in Florida with the Satanic Temple. As you might recall, the rotunda of the State Capitol played host to a privately sponsored nativity scene and other religious messages (including a depiction of the Flying Spaghetti Monster), so Americans United helped the Satanic Temple win a spot for its display too.
Bryan Fischer, the director of issues analysis for the American Family Association (AFA), is like a demented, right-wing geyser: You can count on him to pop off regularly.