- Betsy DeVos has been one of Trump’s most loyal backers and stayed with him all four years. During that time, she ignored the needs of public schools and relentlessly promoted school vouchers.
- We all know what happened: A crazed mob of Trump supporters was whipped into a frenzy by his incendiary speech and attacked the Capitol (and, in a very real sense, American democracy) because he told them to and because they believed Trump’s drumbeat of lies, which he has issued incessantly since Nov. 3, that the election had been stolen.
- Everyone who had a hand in the violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol must be held accountable by the law, by public opinion and by the rules of simple morality.
- It’s tempting to want to stand up to the kind of hate peddled by the Proud Boys face to face on the streets, but in this case, that’s a recipe for more violence.
The year 2020 had its share of bad news, but it ended on a bright note when several companies released vaccines to combat the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed more than 350,000 lives in the United States.
- Advancing church-state separation is the perfect way to build unity in our country. That’s because most Americans understand that keeping religion and government separate is the only way to secure freedom of conscience for all of us.
- There’s no getting around it: 2020 was a rough year, and freedom of religion wasn’t spared. As we look to 2021 with hope that we can restore and protect the separation of religion and government, here’s a reflection on the biggest church-state stories of 2020.
- Unlike other Religious Right leaders who have backed Trump’s daft conspiracy theories about stolen votes and hacked voting systems, Pat Robertson seems to realize that it’s time to move into the reality-based community and prepare for the Biden-Harris administration.