A new poll shows, once again, that most Americans don't like politics in the pulpit.
Has TV preacher Pat Robertson joined the "War on Christmas"?
Most public figures don't like being tagged as radical or situated on the fringes of the nation's political landscape. The same stands mostly true for plenty of the nation's Religious Right honchos.
Silence, the old saying goes, is golden.
Except when it isn't. A federal district court in Illinois ruled yesterday that the state's mandatory moment of silence in public schools must not be enforced until questions about its constitutionality are resolved.
"It's raining, it's pouring, the old man is snoring. Bumped his head as he went to bed and couldn't get up in the morning!"
The town of Dover, Pa., gained new and unfortunate recognition when, in late fall of 2004, its school board became the first in the country to introduce "intelligent design" (ID) into the public school biology curriculum.
TV preacher Pat Robertson's surprise endorsement of presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani caught a lot of Religious Right activists off guard. Reaction has been swift and not what you'd call favorable.
Religious Right Poster Boy: California Pastor Uses Board Position To Plump For Fundamentalism In School
A California public school board member who is also an evangelical pastor is apparently bent on injecting the schools with his brand of religion – an unfortunate mishmash of Religious Right canards and fundamentalism.