Tagged: separation of church and state

When Religion Rules

When Religion Rules

  America’s founding fathers realized how much damage well intended religions can do, so they took the trouble to separate church from state in their new democracy. No offense intended, folks, but religious organizations...

The Evangelical Extremists

The Evangelical Extremists

  The Founding Fathers took the trouble to separate the state from religion in the US Constitution, but a resurgent political movement seems determined to turn the country into a theocracy. I am not talking about Islamic...

It’s Time to End Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions

It’s Time to End Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions

The protests over Notre Dame University’s decision to have President Obama address its graduates illustrates the absurdity of tax exemption for religious institutions. Obviously, the vast majority of America’s religious leaders have abandoned any...

I’m Sick of People Using License Plates as Billboards

I’m Sick of People Using License Plates as Billboards

The ACLU is asking me to write my Florida legislators about a proposal to issue a license plate that proclaims the driver’s Christianity (photo at right). The organization sees this as a blatant assault...