Posts tagged "separation of church and state"

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. …

Robyn Pennacchia / June 30, 2015

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

And, naturally, every other kind of textbook.

Robyn Pennacchia / June 9, 2015

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.

Robyn Pennacchia / April 16, 2015

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 in America,…

Robyn Pennacchia / April 15, 2015

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 up a…

Robyn Pennacchia / March 27, 2015

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 in American history,…

Robyn Pennacchia / March 16, 2015

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”…

Robyn Pennacchia / December 26, 2014

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…

Jessica Wakeman / July 13, 2009