Category Archives: Christianity in the Public Square

Satanic Temple – Smart Political Theater or Genuine Religion?

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“If you have a society that grants religious privilege and exemption and you’re willing to give privilege and exemption to certain groups, then it’s unacceptable to give that only to people who believe in the supernatural.” A small sect called … Continue reading

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Christian Football Prayer Opens Door to Hordes of Darkness

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High school football coach Joe Kennedy has opened the door to Texas lawyers and Satan in Western Washington by insisting that he has the right to lead Christian post-game prayers in his official role as a public employee. Kennedy, who … Continue reading

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Deportation of Bible-Loving Anti-Abortion Fanatic Triggers Christian Persecution Complex

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Nothing triggers cries of persecution faster than a Christian zealot thwarted. Troy Newman leads Operation Rescue, an extreme anti-abortion organization that has advocated the execution of doctors—likely inciting the murder of Dr. George Tiller—while ironically condemning women who end ill-conceived pregnancies … Continue reading

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“Pro-life” Group Touts Virtue of Suffering

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Catholic Pro-life organization wants you to just put up with suffering—and actually says so! The American Life League mobilizes devout Catholics against medical options that, to their way of thinking, violate God’s will. If you should drive past a Planned Parenthood … Continue reading

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A Biblical Guide to Marriage Licenses

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Goats? Zombies? A 13-year-old slave? Your uncle’s wife?  Test your knowledge of 20 Iron Age do’s and don’ts. Some folks believe that America should be subject to biblical law rather than constitutional law, that public servants— like Kentucky clerk Kim Davis—owe their … Continue reading

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Papal Decree on Abortion Shows How Religion Hooks People By Inducing then Absolving Guilt

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Jon Stewart famously said, “Religion. It’s given people hope in a world torn apart by religion.” The painful irony of Stewart’s words is obvious to us all. What may be less obvious is the underlying pattern: Offering solutions to problems … Continue reading

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42 Splices and Counting: Nine Facts You Should Know About the Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

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Imagine that someone hated you (or your company) and wanted to make you look bad. So, he pretended to be a friend or colleague, went to your events, repeatedly asked you to meetings or lunch, gained your trust, and then … Continue reading

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