Note: Today’s blog post originally ran in 2015 to mark Independence Day. For more information about the “Christian nation” myth, see this Americans United brochure.
I was born in the United States, as were my parents and three-quarters of my grandparents. I was educated at public schools, I pay taxes and I vote.
In the wake of a terrorist attack in Paris that resulted in the murder of 12 people at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, a lot of people on this side of the Atlantic are