separation of church and state

A Super Creepy Christian “Purity” Seminar Is Being Pushed On Young Girls In Colorado

Parents in Colorado are rather perturbed over getting an email from the Mesa Valley School District 51 recommending a Christian purity seminar to girls ages 11 and up. Said seminar was titled “Wake Up Sleeping Beauty: At His Feet,” and the invite included this charming image.

HUH. Now, clearly, this is meant in reference… More »


School Vouchers Violate State Constitution, Rules Colorado Supreme Court

The court found that funneling money from public education to religious schools violated its state constitution. More »


Idaho GOPers Want Schools To Use The Bible As A Biology Textbook

And, naturally, every other kind of textbook. More »


Tennessee Votes To Make The Bible The State Book, Has Nothing Else To Attend To

Tennessee gets more federal tax dollars than it gives, will just spend that money on lawsuits to defend this. More »


Bill O’Reilly Pretty Sure Christians Are Being “Verbally” Murdered In This Country

Ever the culture warrior, Bill O’Reilly spoke with his agnostic but still totally conservative friend John Stossel Tuesday night about his fears regarding the ways Christians are totally oppressed in this country.

While Stossell suggested that while there may be places in the world where Christians are oppressed, they are not oppressed here… More »


Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Make Church Attendance Mandatory

What on earth is it with Arizona and Indiana this week? Is someone giving out new toaster ovens to the state that can prove they are worse than Florida in the shortest amount of time? I am really starting to wonder here.

Anyway, State Senator Sylvia Allen (R-Snowflake…For Real, Not A Joke) brought… More »


Rick Santorum To Save America By Teaching Religion In Public Schools

In a speech this Saturday at a far-right religious conference organized by The Liberty Counsel, former Senator and eternal dirty joke Rick Santorum warned of the impending destruction of American civilization being brought about by evil liberals who don’t want the Bible taught in schools.

Via RightWingWatch:
“We are on a crossroads… More »


Florida Woman Arrested For Trying To Destroy Satanic Display In Capitol

A woman wearing a “Catholic Warrior” T-shirt was arrested in Tallahassee on Tuesday after she tried to tear apart a Satanic Display in the State Capitol.

Before attempting the vandalism, Susan Hemeryck, age 54, told two police officers that the display, depicting an angel falling into the depths of hell, was “not right” More »


Some Clergy Refuse To Sign Straight Couples’ Marriage Certificates

If gays can’t marry, no one will. That’s the point of view of some clergy in the Refuse To Sign movement, who believe that gay marriage should be legal everywhere, but individual churches should be allowed to choose whether or not to perform the unions.

While some clergy won’t perform any weddings or… More »