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Rand Paul Tries To Increase Regulation Targeting Victims of Persecution

With the introduction of S. Amdt. 2899, Rand Paul has shown himself to be well within the fearmongering mainstream of the Republican Party. Senator Paul is happy to join in the ranting and raving against refugees pursued by politicians like Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Donald Trump, because he’s seen that making refugees into objects of fear has been a successful strategy of self-promotion for his opponents.

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Separation of Church and State? Holy Books in American State Legislatures, 2015

Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in 2015 featuring the word “Bible”: 267 Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in 2015 featuring the word “Koran”: 2 Number of search results for bills before Congress and the state legislatures in

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The Part of the First Amendment that Walter Jones Hasn’t Read

Text of H.Res. 399, introduced by Rep. Walter Jones (NC): Text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: Whereas the United States of America was founded upon Judeo-Christian principles, and even today many Americans believe that our strength comes from these principles; Whereas

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The Religious Test for S. 1598 and H.R. 2802

There are many right-wing Christian thinkers in America who support the Republican congressional bills S. 1598 and H.R. 2802, which would allow a government worker to use the power of his or her office to withhold services and legal rights from people, so long as the government worker proclaims

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?