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The Coming Decline of Religious Pandering in Politics

Rick Saccone via Wikicommons The Coming Decline of Religious Pandering in Politics

A bill to put “In God We Trust” in public schools. A resolution declaring this the “Year of the Bible.” Another bill declaring that “wildlife found in this state is the property of Almighty God.” A law mandating the placement of a Ten Commandments monument on public land. These moves are unconstitutional because the government […]

“Punishment” of Baptist leader shows how religion fails women

Screen Shot 2018 05 24 at 8.45.01 AM "Punishment" of Baptist leader shows how religion fails women

Yet another religious leader has fallen from grace . . . but it was a soft landing. Amid allegations of telling rape victims to remain silent and forgive their assailants, counseling abused wives to stay and pray, and commenting on the attractiveness of teenage girls, the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has “quietly replaced” Paige Patterson […]