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Congress, Abortion, and the Separation of Church and State

A veto in Arizona may have meant the demise of one attempt to further enshrine discrimination in the name of religious liberty, but the larger threat from the Supreme Court remains.

The abortion debate is, at heart, a debate over church-state separation.

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Crisis Pregnancy Center That Makes Expectant Parents “Earn” Baby Supplies Through Bible Study Seeks Federal Loans for Expansion

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The central question in a lawsuit is whether or not a “Christ-centered ministry” that offers parents a chance to “earn” baby supplies through bible study should receive a federal, taxpayer-funded loan to buy and renovate a building and expand services with an anti-choice agenda.

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Louisiana Approves State Funds For Religious Schools — But Only If They’re Christian

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Every child should get to use state money to buy religous private education, unless Muslims are supplying it.

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Texas, Sex, and Separation of Church and State

The candidacy of presidential contender Texas Governor Rick Perry highlights all the problems with the conservative, anti-sex movement and their investment in theocracy. 

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(VIDEO) O’Donnell’s Frightening Display of Ignorance About the Constitution

Government by empty talking point.  It’s a scene right out of Orwell’s 1984.  Christine O’Donnell, who is actually running for Senate and espouses a “strict constructionist view” of the Constitution, does not appear to know the first thing about on what basis that construction stands. It’s hard to know what to say.  Ya gotta watch the video.

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When Church Becomes State

Why does the religious right demand government interference in matters of sexuality and yet eagerly block government involvement in matters of welfare? By eliminating government assistance, they hope to force the public to turn to the church.

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Bachmann To Raise Funds for Controversial Christian Punk Ministry

Rep. Michele Bachmann will be headlining a fundraiser in November for controversial ministry You Can Run But You Cannot Hide (YCRBYCH).

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Want Extra Credit? Submit to Guilt, Shame and Misinformation

My daughter could only get extra credit if she attended an abstinence-only-until-marriage program. And despite dozens of my phone calls, the school board doesn’t care.

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God and Abstinence: State Funding for Religious Agendas

At the Mississippi Department of Human Services’ summit entitled “Abstinence Works: Let’s Talk About It,” we didn’t talk about abstinence, but we sure did chant, cheer, dance, pray and sing about it.

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