The Chicago Tribune today published a profile of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the Religious Right's most prominent legal outfits.
Most folks might be surprised to learn that a mini-theocracy has sprung up on American soil. No, it's not in Alabama – it's in New Jersey.
The "faith-based" initiative is a constitutional nightmare because it uses tax funds to support social programs loaded with sectarian dogma. But an interesting side question has always lurked on the fringes of the debate: Does the approach even work?
"Connecticut voters want God off the campaign trail, out of the voting booth and away from the halls of government," concludes a recent poll sponsored by the Hartford Courant.
The Texas legislature has given educators a new "legal minefield" to navigate, says Texas Freedom Network (TFN) President Kathy Miller.
Regardless of any adage, truth does not always prevail -- especially when "Truth" is a student Christian club intent on discriminating against others on public school grounds in Kent, Wash.
Are Southern Baptist leaders ratcheting up their political operation?
It sure looks like it. The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is the nation's largest Protestant denomination, and its fundamentalist leadership is struggling to gain greater political clout.