“Religious Neutrality Violates the Separation of Church and State”

In Denver, Colorado, a teacher at Florence High School complained that the public school was promoting Christianity, in violation of the separation of church and state.  He was quickly transferred to another school, and is now suing: “On a single day last year, there were no fewer than five Evangelical activities sponsored by the school,” … Continue reading “Religious Neutrality Violates the Separation of Church and State”

Wedding Blues

Legislators in North Carolina are pushing a bill that would allow magistrates to refuse to marry couples on religious grounds.  This touched a nerve for one couple who, in 1976, had been previously denied a marriage license on the grounds of magistrates’ religious beliefs.  In The News & Observer, Carol Ann Person explains: “So why … Continue reading Wedding Blues