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Religion and racism, atheism and the Alt-Right

Klan in gainesville Religion and racism, atheism and the Alt-Right

When it comes to hateful ideological movements, religion has always provided hateful tyranny a helping hand. As James Madison observed, “Rulers who wished to subvert the public liberty, may have found an established Clergy convenient auxiliaries. A just Government instituted to secure & perpetuate it needs them not.” This is true for religion’s role in […]

Church politicking: Should churches be able to endorse political candidates?

Chris Line Church Politicking photo Church politicking: Should churches be able to endorse political candidates?

Thrilling Christian conservative audience, Trump vows to lift ban on politicking, appoint antiabortion judges That recent Washington Post headline is raising an issue that FFRF confronts regularly, one we’ve even sued the IRS over: church politicking. Given the news coverage, it’s worth revisiting some of the reasons why this “ban” exists. The law is simple: Tax-exempt […]