Tag Archives: separation of Church and State

The reason why the separation of Church and State remains so vital

An honor to join the @FaithandFreedom Coalition yesterday. In America, we don't worship government. We worship God. #FaithandFreedom pic.twitter.com/kijEWhmRcq — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 9, 2017 Anyone who didn’t… Read more »

Science looks at religious fundamentalism…and the fundamentalists aren’t going to like it

A new study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal… Read more »

What would Jesus do? Probably kick Ken Paxton’s ass from here to Brownsville.

Religion and politics seem inescapably intertwined this year. In the latest case, Attorney General Ken Paxton warned Frisco ISD that it might be violating the separation of church and state… Read more »

Religion: The cause of, and (if employed honestly) solution to the world’s problems

I’ve never made a secret of the fact I don’t believe in God. I’m not anti-religion; I’m anti-people-who-use-religion-for-their-own-selfish-ends. As a concept, religion is a good thing. At its most basic,… Read more »

Love others as you would have them love you…unless they’re LGBT. They’re icky…and sinful.

Conservative Republican senators and representatives Wednesday unveiled a dozen bills designed to protect religious practice, including efforts to allow Christians to opt out of serving gay couples if same-sex marriage… Read more »

“These people, they really changed my heart”

A 61-year-old in Nebraska "hated Muslims." Then Syrian refugees moved into his apartment building: https://t.co/wnL2gaRImD pic.twitter.com/AkHes9QK4S — Daniel Dale (@ddale8) February 6, 2017 “I hated Muslims.” That’s what John Dutcher,… Read more »

“If Jesus came back and saw what was being done in his name, he’d never stop throwing up”

We're strongest when we embrace tolerance, inclusion, and justice. When we live up to our values and support those who need our help most. https://t.co/nHP4w8tgRP — Rep. Keith Ellison (@keithellison)… Read more »

The implications of “I will totally destroy the Johnson Amendment”

And if churches are going to go political, time for them to obey all laws as to hiring, insurance coverage etc. https://t.co/UBhxzY1tHM — Anne Rice (@AnneRiceAuthor) February 3, 2017 President… Read more »

“I will…allow our representatives of faith to speak freely and without fear of retribution.”

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed Thursday to overturn a law restricting political speech by tax-exempt churches, a potentially huge victory for the religious right and a gesture to his political… Read more »