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Satan, Separation And Absurdity: Texas Gov. Rallies ‘Christian Warriors’ To Scale The Church-State ‘Iron Curtain’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is not one to shy away from hyperbole, having declared recently that church-state separation is the work of Satan.

During a conference call this week as part of radical pastor Rick Scarborough’s “40 Days to Save America,” which seeks to rally Religious Right voters, Perry went on a lengthy rant about the evils of keeping religion and government apart. Read more

Prevaricating Pastors: Mendacious Ministers Prove It's Still Legal To Be Bigots

It's no secret that I'm not a fan of the Religious Right. Through my work at Americans United, I've opposed this movement for 22 years and have written three books challenging the Religious Right's perspective.

I don't believe that everyone who holds Religious Right views is a bad person. But I would be remiss in my duties if I failed to point out that, increasingly, many in the Religious Right are telling big, fat, honking lies. This is a shame, because it makes it impossible to have a civil exchange of views in the public arena. Read more

Grassroots Blight: Religious Right Trains Local Activists To Impose 'Biblical Worldview'

Yesterday, Let Freedom Ring Ministries (LFRM) sponsored the first of many grassroots rallies it hopes will "save" America from "destruction."

The Roanoke Times reported that around 100 people showed up at the Penn Forest Worship Center in Roanoke, Va., to listen to speakers peddle "Christian nation" propaganda. Read more