So far this year, legislators in the following U.S. states have introduced bills using government power to promote prayer:
Arizona Illinois Iowa Kentucky Minnesota Nevada South Carolina Tennessee Texas Virginia West Virginia
According to U.S. Census data for 2013 (the most recent year for which data is available), these states have:
a lower share of […]
Last week, Senator Rand Paul “of Kentucky” introduced special legislation, S. 887.
You may notice that I placed “of Kentucky” in quotes in the last paragraph. That’s because, according to Open Secrets’ analysis of Senator Paul’s contributions, he’s not mainly funded by the actual people of Kentucky. In the 2012 election cycle, Rand Paul received […]
Ken Ham seems to have forgotten something crucial about the myth of Noah’s Ark. In the ancient allegory, the ark was not a successful symbol of salvation. The ark failed to communicate the promise of salvation. Nobody took it seriously. Noah’s Ark is Christianity’s great legend of a divinely inept public relations campaign. […]
When she attempted to speak with Rand Paul, to confront him about his policies that would inflate corporate profits while harming working Americans, Rand Paul supporters grabbed her, threw her to the ground, and stomped on her head – twice. […]
Jack Conway would rather descend into the hateful use of religion as a political tool to divide Americans. He cares more about his own political career than he does about religious freedom. […]
Steve Wessler asks two important questions in Wednesday’s Portland Press Herald:
The Ku Klux Klan has deep Christian roots. Would Americans rise up in anger if a Christian group proposed to build a church near the site of a Klan killing?
In 1856, a period of intense anti-Catholic sentiment in the United States, a mob […]
Rand Paul is worried that a new generation of American babies is out to ruin our country. […]
More than one person has told me that the following statement made by Barack Obama last night qualifies as “terribly sexist”:
The road here has been long, and that is partly because we’ve traveled it with one of the most formidable candidates to ever run for this office. In her thirty-five years of public service, […]