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Obama Supports Forcing Atheists’ Kids To Pledge Oaths To God

Americans who support freedom of religion believe that it ought to be the decision of parents whether to introduce their children into religious rituals. This week, Barack Obama said that he doesn’t agree with that. Obama believes that the federal government, not parents, should decide when American children will proclaim religious oaths. […]

Americans Demand That Obama Stop Faith-Based Discrimination

This week, leaders of 56 religious, educational, civil liberties, legal, and other community organizations sent a letter to President Obama asking him to explain his policy on government-funded religious discrimination, and to move back to his pledge in 2008 to end the unconstitutional practice. The coalition members indicate that they now “question whether the restoration of church-state separation protections is an Administration priority.” […]

Does Ann Marie Buerkle Really Want Government Out Of Houses Of Worship?

If she really wants government out of “our houses of worship”, when will new U.S. Representative Ann Marie Buerkle introduce legislation to end the government handouts to churches through the White House Office of Faith Based Initiatives? […]

Corrupt Faith Based Initiatives Continue, Unreformable

The White House Office of Faith-Based Initiatives should not be reformed. It should be abolished, along with all the government-created religious programs that it supports. […]

Charities Beyond Belief Give Help Without Harassment

There are too many secular charitable organizations for Barack Obama’s continued support for George W. Bush’s unconstitutional program of government funding for religious organizations to be justified. […]

A Faith-Based Secular Socialist Machine?

Newt Gingrich’s accusations against Barack Obama don’t match political reality. […]

Pawlenty Diverts Veterans Money Into Religious Programs

Who would suspect that a “Support Our Troops” license plate would fund Onward Christian Soldiers? Tim Pawlenty, apparently. He sounds like a George W. Bush of the North. […]

Obama Kicks Nonreligious Americans In The Teeth

Though the government may be paying the bills, Obama seems to think it’s okay if someone is fired from their job just because they don’t share the religious beliefs of their boss. […]

Rally in Denver for the Separation of Church and State, 9/28/08

As the recently revealed Muthee-Palin sermon reveals, there are people out there trying to turn our secular democracy into a Christian theocracy — people whose ties may lead them to the White House. It’s not just the Republican Party to which I refer; last month in Denver, the Democratic Party excluded non-religious Americans from its […]

Democratic Party Envisions Theocracy At Denver

All week long, the Democratic National Convention is holding official religious prayer ceremonies and organizing the leaders of tax-exempt religious organizations to make plans for how those tax-exempt organizations can be involved in the Democratic Party’s campaign, and then use the power of government to enact religious policies that please those organizations. […]

Whether People Think Faith-Based Initiatives Work Better, or Whether They Actually Do?

During his religious interrogation of the presidential candidates, entrepreneurial evangelical pastor Rick Warren inserted his own opinion on subjects fairly frequently. Take, for instance, this utterance to a national audience watching via CNN and CSPAN:

A recent poll says 80% of Americans think faith-based organizations do a better job at community services than the […]