Rob Boston is the editor of Church & State magazine, published by Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and a board member of the American Humanist Association.
Posts by Rob Boston
Way back in 1988, I wrote a story about Christian Reconstructionists, a hardline faction of the religious right whose members openly espouse theocracy. The... Read More
CHURCH & STATE | The Church-State Wall Is Battered after Four Years of Trump. Let the Repair Work Begin.
Despite Donald Trump’s attempts to orchestrate a coup, Joe Biden is the new president of the United States. It’s disturbing, however, that Trump was... Read More
There’s a lot I don’t know as I write this column in early October: Who will be elected president? Will the results be challenged... Read More
The United States enjoys separation of religion and government in large part because, during the colonial period, people simply got fed up over church... Read More
The chances are good that by the time you read this, your state will be undergoing at least a partial reopening in light of... Read More
CHURCH & STATE | In the Face of a Deadly Global Pandemic, the Government Can Ban Large Gather-ings—Even Religious Ones
As the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on American lives, culture, and commerce by keeping people indoors, members of Solid Rock Church near Cincinnati decided... Read More
CHURCH & STATE | Our Constitution Lacks a School Prayer Amendment—For That, You Can Thank These Champions
In yet another sop to his white evangelical Christian base, President Donald Trump announced in January that his administration was issuing guidelines on religious... Read More