Republican candidate Ben Carson stirred up some press when he suggested that there should be a religious test for public office — or at least for the highest public office, anyway: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation,” Carson said in an interview televised on NBC’s “Meet the … Continue reading A Religious Test for the Highest Public Office?
Remember this the next time you hear that sex education, LGBT-positive anti-bullying instruction, teachings on evolution, etc. are about a “parent’s right” to teach their children according to their own social mores. RightWingWatch is reporting that Pat Robertson responded to a letter written by a grandmother who is concerned about her grandchildren being raised by … Continue reading On Atheist Parents’ Rights
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”