Tag: Christian right

December 31, 2010 / Groups

One of the most ridiculous stories that comes up when talking about separation of church and state is the constant complaints of Christian persecution from right wingers. Gary Bauer, president of American Values and chairman of the Campaign for Working Families and a failed US Presidential candidate, tries hard to claim that Christians are hurt more than Muslims in this country.

October 20, 2007 / Groups

On October 18th, news outlets reported a federal panel wanted to see an Islamic school in Virginia, funded by the government of Saudi Arabia, to be closed because of reports of a textbook used at the school encouraged religious intolerance. I say if the federal government isn’t going to close a Christian school for teaching lies about science then they need to leave the Islamic Saudi Academy alone.

November 4, 2006 / Anti-science

A big reason the current special relationship that religious conservatives and Republicans proves the point that church and state should be separate. Politics not only can corrupt a person but can corrupt your religion. I mean if your political values can allow you to think that child abuse is less of a moral problem than a blow job then you might need some remedial religion classes.

April 10, 2006 / Groups

The Washington Post published a story today that talked about the slow death of the Christian Coalition. It seems that due to Pat Robertson’s big mouth and a settlement with the IRS over violations of their tax exemption, the CC is in debt and people are leaving the group in droves.