Join us: facebook.com/separationofchurchandstate Former head of EPA cited the Bible to defend his oil-friendly policies. The Trump administration has used a variety of excuses to legitimize its record-setting rollbacks on environmental protections: calling global warming a hoax, or arguing that the economic consequences of increased regulation would outweigh their benefit. The latest justification? The Bible. In an interview with […]Read more "Former head of EPA cited the Bible to defend his oil-friendly policies."
Join us: facebook.com/separationofchurchandstate Governor Greg Abbott at NRA Convention: “The Problem is Not Guns, It’s Hearts Without God.” At the NRA convention in Dallas Friday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said religion and the Second Amendment are the best ways to curb gun violence and mass shootings. “The answer to gun violence is not to take […]Read more "U.S Governor on gun violence epidemic: “The Problem is Not Guns, It’s Hearts Without God.”"
Join us: fb.com/separationofchurchandstate South Carolina lawmakers want more prayer in public schools Four South Carolina state representatives are sponsoring legislation that would allow more prayer in public schools. State Rep. Richie Yow, R-Chesterfield, said that one bill would let teachers conduct school-led prayer. Another would allow teachers to take part in student-led prayer. “It’s saying […]Read more "South Carolina lawmakers want more prayer in public schools."
Join us: fb.com/separationofchurchandstate Darwin deniers inject religion into Florida biology classes. More than nine decades have passed since the Scopes Monkey Trial roiled American sensibilities. Yet, all these years later, Florida still wrestles with this evolution stuff. Of course, nowadays Darwin deniers are mindful of constitutional prohibitions against proselytizing in the public school classrooms. They’re […]Read more "Darwin deniers inject religion into Florida biology classes."
Join us: fb.com/separationofchurchandstate U.S Attorney General says Christians have a ‘fundamental right’ to discriminate against gays. Trump’s Attorney General Jeff Sessions has claimed that Christians have a “fundamental right” to discriminate against gay people. Sessions this month filed a brief with the Supreme Court which argues that the Constitution protects people and businesses who discriminate against […]Read more "U.S Attorney General says Christians have a ‘fundamental right’ to discriminate against gays."
Join us: fb.com/separatonofchurchandstate Trump vows to end law that stops churches from funding political parties. President Donald Trump has announced he will “get rid of and totally destroy” a 60-year-old rule that blocks tax-exempt religious groups from endorsing or opposing political candidates. The so-called Johnson amendment was introduced by then-Senator Lyndon B Johnson in 1954. […]Read more "Trump vows to end law that stops churches from funding political parties."
Join us: fb.com/separationofchurchandstate NYPD changes policy, will allow officers to wear turbans. Sikh officers can now wear full turbans in the New York Police Department. NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill announced the policy change Wednesday, flanked by officers in navy blue turbans fastened with police brass. “We want to make the NYPD as diverse as possible, […]Read more "NYPD changes policy, will allow officers to wear turbans."