No License to Promote Religion: S.C. Judge Nixes Christian Auto Tag
When I was a kid, license plates in Pennsylvania were very simple. They were mustard yellow with blue letters and numbers. Then, at some point, a dramatic change occurred: the plates became blue with mustard... Read More
Invocation Irritation: What’s to Be Done about Government Prayer?
The town council of Newton, New Jersey, recently agreed to end a sixty-year tradition of opening its meetings with the Lord’s Prayer after a resident pointed out the obvious violation of church-state separation. When I... Read More
Day of the Undead: Religious Right Alive and Kicking in America
I spent two days in mid-September attending the “Values Voter Summit,” an annual event sponsored by the Family Research Council, Focus on the Family, and other religious right groups. I go every year, and I’m... Read More
Another Successful “War on Christmas” for the Religious Right
Another holiday season is soon to pass, and this year, Santa Claus will be very, very good to the religious right--even though the leaders of that movement have been more than a bit naughty. In... Read More