Church-State Separation Group Objects to Calif. Board of Education’s Proposed Changes to Prayer Policy

Church-State Separation Group Objects to Calif. Board of Education’s Proposed Changes to Prayer Policy

COSTA MESA, Calif. — The group Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) has sent a letter to the Orange County Board of Education to express objection to proposed changes to its prayer policy — and to the presentation of prayers at public meetings altogether. A proposed amendment to the current invocation policy […]

Separation of Jesus and Education? NC School Cuts Scriptures Out of Student Planners Donated by Church

Separation of Jesus and Education? NC School Cuts Scriptures Out of Student Planners Donated by Church

HIDDENITE, N.C. — A public school in North Carolina cut two Bible verses out of the back cover of planners donated by a local church before giving them to students out of concern that it would be considered a form of religious indoctrination. According to reports, Sulfur Springs Baptist Church contacted East Alexander Middle School over […]

‘Their Request Is Denied’: US Senator Won’t Bow to Bidding to Stop Posting Bible Verses on Sundays

‘Their Request Is Denied’: US Senator Won’t Bow to Bidding to Stop Posting Bible Verses on Sundays

WASHINGTON — A Louisiana senator says he won’t stop posting from the pages of Scripture on Sundays after the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) requested that he take down such quotes from his official social media pages and refrain from citing Scripture on his government accounts in the future. “The Freedom From Religion Foundation […]

RNC Closing Ceremony Includes Performance of ‘Ave Maria’, Musical Version of the ‘Hail Mary’

RNC Closing Ceremony Includes Performance of ‘Ave Maria’, Musical Version of the ‘Hail Mary’

WASHINGTON — In what is being hailed as “the most Catholic moment in American history,” the Republican National Convention (RNC) ended on Thursday, Aug. 27 with a performance of “Ave Maria”, the musical version of the “Hail Mary” — among the musical selections performed by opera singer Christopher Macchio. However, some were not sold on […]

Calif. Legislature Softens ‘Discriminatory’ Sex Offender Registry Requirements For Sodomy With Minors

Calif. Legislature Softens ‘Discriminatory’ Sex Offender Registry Requirements For Sodomy With Minors

(Daily Caller) — The California legislature passed a law late Monday relaxing sex offender registry requirements for sodomy and other acts with minors in efforts to end “discrimination against LGBTQ young people on the sex offender registry,” according to the bill’s sponsor. Democratic state Sen. Scott Weiner, a gay politician who represents San Francisco, first […]

Calif. Church Now Facing $52K in Fines for Holding Indoor Services, Singing, Not Submitting Protocol

Calif. Church Now Facing $52K in Fines for Holding Indoor Services, Singing, Not Submitting Protocol

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A California church that had previously been fined $10,000 for holding a morning and evening indoor worship service with singing in violation of county COVID regulations is now facing more than $52,000 in fines with additional $5,000 per service fines possible for every indoor gathering it continues to hold. In an […]

Mayor of Ashland, Ohio Dedicates City to Jesus Christ: ‘May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme’

Mayor of Ashland, Ohio Dedicates City to Jesus Christ: ‘May This Be a Land Where He Rules Supreme’

ASHLAND, Ohio — Hundreds of Christians recently gathered in a field in Ashland, Ohio as ministry leaders and elected officials called the people to prayer and repentance. During the event, Ashland Mayor Matt Miller dedicated the city to Jesus Christ, and County Commissioner Emmitt Justice asked God to forgive the nation for its rebellion against […]

Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Senator to Stop Posting Scripture on Sundays

Freedom From Religion Foundation Asks Senator to Stop Posting Scripture on Sundays

WASHINGTON — The Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) has sent a letter to U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy to request that he stop posting Scripture to his official social media accounts each week, asserting that the custom violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. “We write to request that you refrain from posting messages […]

MacArthur Claims ‘Any True Believer’ Would Back Trump This Election—Seemingly at Odds With His ‘Vote Issues’ Position

MacArthur Claims ‘Any True Believer’ Would Back Trump This Election—Seemingly at Odds With His ‘Vote Issues’ Position

During a recent interview, well-known pastor John MacArthur said that he told President Trump during a phone call that “any true believer is going to be on your side in this election” since it would not be logical for Christians to vote Democratic due to their positions on abortion and homosexuality. MacArthur’s statement seemingly goes […]