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US Politics & Gov't

OP-ED: 5 Things the Religious Right Needs to Learn About the 10 Commandments
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, ReligiousRight, usa, ethics, government, corruption )

Cal
- 2 days ago - alternet.org
Veneration of the commandments as the source of all laws is a modern-day affectation of the Religious Right.
Senator Who Doubts Female Senator Was Sexually Harassed Linked to Church Sex Abuse Coverup (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Senator Ron Johnson, religion, sexual harassment, sexual abuse, Wisconsin, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, republicans, news, government )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
If I were Senator Ron Johnson, I wouldn't go around challenging the veracity of sexual harassment allegations. Because in addition to testifying against a bill that would have made it easier for victims of child sexual assault to sue, Johnson served on...
Sen. Ted Cruz's Dad Wants Pastors to Hand Out Biblical Voting Guides in Church to Save America (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Ted Cruz, Rafael Cruz, republicans, religion, separation of church and state, government, ethics, corruption, politics, propaganda, elections, news )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - rawstory.com
During a speech in Texas last week, Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), encouraged religious leaders to "restore America" by distributing biblical voting guides in church.
Satanic Temple Takes Advantage of Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, freedoms, ethics, government, media, law, politics, religion, rights, society, congress, news, healthcare, healthcare, usa, SupremeCourt, supremecourt )

David
- 49 days ago - occupycorporatism.com
ST website: "In the coming months, we will be initiating a number of other campaigns to assert our religious protection for women with health needs that are being complicated by unreasonable laws. In order to spread the word about this campaign to those..
There Are States Where Technically You Can't Hold Public Office If You Are An Atheist!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, corruption, abuse, dishonesty, government, politics, culture, religion, rights, law, violence, war )

Wild
- 66 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Eight state constitutions include restrictions on people who don't believe in a supreme being. In Arkansas, denying the existence of God means you can't hold civil office or testify in court, while in Tennessee there are also guidelines about belief in th
Taliban, Meet Hobby Lobby
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Supreme Court, Taliban, Hobby Lobby, religion, ethics, crime, government, politics )

Carrie
- 75 days ago - newyorker.com
Tehrik-e-Taliban, the Pakistani Taliban, is a closely held, profit-making enterprise organized on religious principles. So sincere are the Taliban's religious beliefs that its followers have assassinated scores of public-health workers who...
Ted Cruz: Christians Shouldn't Be Required to Do Business With Gay People (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: religion, congress, Tea Party, republicans, propaganda, politics, government, ethics, corruption, abuse )

Carrie
- 133 days ago - rawstory.com
The Tea Party favorite said Christians should not be forced to sell wedding cakes to same-sex couples or photograph their marriage ceremonies, although he personally had no problem doing so -- although conceded he was a terrible cook.
Alabama Chief Justice Wants New Constitution to Protect the Original From Gays, Ruth Ginsburg (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: gay rights, Alabama, Roy Moore, Alabama Supreme Court, religion, constitution, corruption, politics, propaganda, ethics, dishonesty, republicans, government )

Carrie
- 135 days ago - rawstory.com
Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court rebuked U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for holding an elastic view of the Constitution, even as he advocated calling for a new constitutional convention to rewrite the existing document.
Occupy Christ? White House Hopeful Wants State Religion, Gays Off TV, and CEO Pay Cap (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, candidates, elections, ethics, religion, Christian Party, politics, freedoms, propaganda, government, abuse, constitution )

Carrie
- 138 days ago - rawstory.com
Darrell Trigg wants to amend the Constitution to end the separation of church and state, and he wants your vote. The Tennessee engineer officially announced his candidacy for president Wednesday and will run on an explicitly Christian platform.
SC GOP Candidate Urges Christians to Remove Children From Godless 'Pharaoh's Schools' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: South Carolina, propaganda, politics, republicans, religion, education, government, ethics, dishonesty, abuse )

Carrie
- 149 days ago - rawstory.com
A Republican candidate for South Carolina lieutenant governor says Christians should remove their children from public schools.
Bachmann: Vetoing Anti-Gay Arizona Bill Will 'Eviscerate the Rights of Freedom of Speech' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Michelle Bachmann, gay rights, Arizona, religion, republicans, government, politics, propaganda, freedoms )

Carrie
- 202 days ago - rawstory.com
"But remember, we're treating people who hold sincerely held religious beliefs differently than other Americans, either. This isn't one side or another."
Former Bush Aide: Arizona Anti-Gay Christians Use Religion Like Islamic Terrorists (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Arizona, anti gay law, Matthew Dowd, discrimination, religion, ethics, politics, republicans, news, media )

Carrie
- 206 days ago - rawstory.com
President George W. Bush's former chief strategist Matthew Dowd on Sunday likened Christians in Arizona who are using religion to discriminate against LGBT people to Islamic terrorists.
Tom DeLay: People Keep Forgetting That God 'Wrote the Constitution' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tom Delay, religion, government, constitution, lies, ethics, propaganda, republicans, politics, media, government )

Carrie
- 208 days ago - rawstory.com
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX) this week warned Americans to remember that God "wrote the Constitution" based on the Bible.
Surprising Religious Facts About U.S. Presidents You Probably Didn't Know (TEXT, VIDEO, and PHOTOS)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: American, US presidents, religion, freedoms, ethics, government, politics )

Carrie
- 211 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Most people know the basics: the U.S. presidents have been male and mostly Christian of one denomination or another. Within this sameness, however, hides a diversity of actual beliefs and practices that run the gamut from intriguing to truly surprising.
TAKE ACTION: Help End Abstinence-Only Education Funding
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: education, healthcare, safety, politics, religion, health, government, children, ethics, family )

Beverly
- 254 days ago - action.americanhumanist.org
The government has spent nearly $2 billion on abstinence grants since 1996, and it's about time taxpayers stop paying for ineffective sex education that leaves children vulnerable and uneducated about their own bodies.
 

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