The New York Times reported Monday that the climate in Louisiana is "ripe" to enact the Religious Right agenda.
Holy Hypocrisy!: Did Ex-Rep. Istook Leave Something Under His Christmas Tree For Lobbying Lout Abramoff?
Ten years ago tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a so-called "Religious Freedom Amendment" sponsored by former Rep. Ernest "Jim" Istook of Oklahoma.
I've been working as a communications assistant at Americans United for Separation of Church and State for just about a week now, and already I have learned a lot.
Should Transcendental Meditation (TM) be taught in America's public schools?
That's a question that Newsweek has dived into. The magazine reports that there is a "small but growing movement" to bring TM into U.S. classrooms.
Are American military personnel misusing their presence in Iraq to proselytize on behalf of Christianity? That's the troubling accusation reported today by McClatchy Newspapers.
On the whole, Canadians seem pretty well behaved. So during a vacation visit to Montreal last weekend, I was surprised to find the province of Quebec in the middle of a church-state brouhaha.
I frequently see people driving around in cars, trucks, SUVs, etc. who want me to know about their strong Christian faith. Their bumper stickers proclaim it, as do their little Christian fish symbols.
Yesterday my colleague Joe Conn noted that some people in Louisiana are having problems with the teaching of evolution in public schools.