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WV school district finally settles case involving Bible indoctrination classes

Reading Time: 5 minutes A West Virginia school district has finally paid up for decades of Christian indoctrination, putting an end to a five-year legal battle waged by a courageous student who faced considerable harassment over her “Bible in the Schools” class. All of this occurred in the Mercer County Schools, which offered “elective” Bible courses at the elementary […]

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Lies the Supreme Court tells about religious liberty

Reading Time: 6 minutes Since its adoption as the national motto in 1956, the inclusion of the phrase “In God We Trust” on the American national currency has faced legal challenges, leading to unlikely judicial claims about the phrase’s secular intent and meaning. In response to a lawsuit against the government in 1970, the Ninth Circuit ruled that “It […]

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Preacher reported to IRS for sermon saying Christians can’t ‘vote Democrat’

Reading Time: 4 minutes On Sunday, Christian hate-preacher Greg Locke, last seen on this site conducting a literal witch-hunt among his Global Vision Bible Church congregation, told his circus tent church that they had an obligation, as Christians, to vote for Republicans, in direct violation of IRS rules. He then looked into the camera, presumably to his critics, and told […]

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Louisiana Court drops charges against pastor who ignored COVID restrictions

Reading Time: 3 minutes Pastor Tony Spell, the head of Louisiana’s Life Tabernacle Church, has finally received the legal victory he’s been clamoring for. The Louisiana Supreme Court ruled 5-2 yesterday that COVID restrictions instituted by the state’s governor in March of 2020 were unconstitutionally applied to Spell, who repeatedly violated it to hold church services in the name […]

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How Justice Barrett’s religion affects Roe v. Wade

Reading Time: 3 minutes Shall we pretend Amy Coney Barrett’s religion doesn’t matter on the Supreme Court? Article VI of the Constitution says religion can never be used as a qualification for any public office in America. So, religion itself is off-limits as a criterion of merit or demerit. But can the effects of one’s religion be seen as […]