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  • Mount Vernon
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    Illinois Town Proclaims It Has No Need For Church-State Separation

    Although the proclamation’s intent is, without doubt, to take a sledgehammer to the separation of church and state mandated by the Constitution, the mayor of Mount Vernon, Ill., felt the need to spell it out so no person could misinterpret the city’s goal.
  • Trump at VVS
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    Religious Right Silence Enables Trump’s Racism

    Religious Right sycophants either overlook his gross antics or find some way to excuse them. No matter what Trump does – whether it’s boasting about sexually assaulting women, selling our nation out to the Russians, cozying up to dictators or lying repeatedly – the Religious Right simply does not care because he delivers for them politically.
  • no god banners
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    In A Fuss Over Flags, Fort Worth Vandals Attack ‘No God’ Banners – And Free Speech

    The Fort Worth government in this case treated a non-religious viewpoint the same as a religious one. It was the right thing to do. It’s too bad the vandals don’t agree.
  • Rachel's family
    Blog Post

    Embracing An Important Lesson: Learning When To Let Go

    Church-state separation is rooted in the notion that religious beliefs are stronger when the government lets go and people come to them on their own. It is based on the idea that forcing one religion on everyone leads to fighting, even bloodshed.