Americans United has recently received calls from a couple of Minnesota pastors who are convinced they have a constitutional right to engage in partisan politics from the pulpit, including telling which candidates to vote for or against.
Last week, the White House sponsored a major national conference on "faith-based" funding, featuring a speech by President George W. Bush. Then on Saturday, the president devoted his weekly radio chat to the same topic.
As Florida faces some of its most challenging church-state separation battles, Americans United members in the state will do so without one of our best advocates.
Divine Debate: Center for American Progress Hosts A Lively And Thoughtful Panel On Faith And Politics
On Tuesday, the Center for American Progress released its new book: Debating the Divine.
Thanks to a strong push by the Bush administration, the U.S.
Focus on the Family founder James C. Dobson is at it again. Dobson grabbed newspaper headlines this morning with an attack on U.S. Sen. Barack Obama. According to Dobson, Obama holds a "fruitcake interpretation of the Constitution."
In America, we separate church and state. Is it time – maybe past time – to apply that principle to marriage?
You've Got (Hate) Mail!: South Carolina Lawsuit Sparks Barrage Of Correspondence From AU's Religious Right Friends
Along with ensuring religious liberty, the First Amendment protects the freedom of speech.