There’s an unfair stereotype of cheerleaders – that they’re stupid and superficial. In reality, there are many intelligent cheerleaders out there. A squad of cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas is living up to the stereotype, however. They’re pushing the Kountze School District to fight against complaints
Think that the 2014 congressional election is over? Think again. Down in Louisiana, there’s a runoff election for a seat in the U.S. Senate, between incumbent conservative Democrat, darling of the oil industry, Mary Landrieu, and Republican Bill Cassidy, who isn’t just pro-oil, but is
It’s the day after the 2014 congressional elections, and the Republicans have trounced the Democrats. What does this mean for America? If a group of Mississippi Republicans has its way, it means African-Americans back in chains, and compulsory Christian worship for everybody. A few weeks
This week, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, during a speech at Colorado Christian University, promoted the use of government powers to coerce Americans into religious belief and worship. Scalia lectured his audience that, “the main fight is to dissuade Americans from what the secularists are
First, there’s the good news: America will no longer need to wince at the speeches of Congressman Paul Broun. Broun lost the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia this year, and won’t be running for re-election to the House of Representatives. Unfortunately, this reprieve
It’s a move designed to show the absurdity of allowing religious groups to distribute their propaganda in public schools. However, Orange County, Florida Christian groups don’t seem to be getting the message. The Satanic Temple has demanded equal access to Orange County public schools for
The best way to protect Christians from attack is also the best way to protect atheists from attack – to honor the approach of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America, ensuring that government neither sponsors religion nor opposes its free practice.
Patrick J. Conroy, the official high priest of the U.S. House of Representatives, prays to his god to preserve American freedom, but the first freedom of our Bill of Rights is the guarantee of the Separation of Church and State, of which Conroy’s position and Conroy’s government-established prayer is a flagrant violaton.
Earlier this month, Republican Representative Louie Gohmert used his position as a member of the U.S. Congress to evaluate the quality of a witness summoned to appear before the House Judiciary Committee: Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert: I’m curious, in your Christian beliefs do you believe
Will Senate Chaplain Barry C. Black continue to use his governmentally-established religious power to promote the political agenda of those who push for a reactionary, Bible-based subjugation of women?
Far be it from us to object, when Reverend Alisa Lasater-Wailoo promised her chosen divine being that Congress would “obey Your commands”, through the power of supernatural intervention in the politicians’ brains that would “make us obedient”.