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NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty presents a piece entitled "For Alito, the More Religion, the Better" for All Things Considered. Religion News Service reports on the pressure on President Bush to allow military service chaplains to pray sectarian prayers in their public role as chaplain, as their own religious beliefs dictate. In the American Prospect, Chris Mooney explains the newest anti-science tactics of religion-in-school-curriculum activists like the Kansas Board of Education: "Survival of the Flimsiest." In today's Washington Post, Charles Krauthammer argues that evolution should not be made the "enemy of God" in a piece on the Kansas Board's decision to redefine "science."
College Football Coach Responds to Proselytizing Allegations
Dabo Swinney released a statement today responding to allegations that he promotes his Christian faith improperly through the football program at Clemson, a public university. A letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation suggested Christian worship was "interwoven" into the fo...
Groups Turning to State Law to Make Claims Against Use of "Under God"
Federal courts have consistently ruled constitutional the use of "Under God" in public school recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance. In 2010, for example, the 9th Circuit held that the phrase is not a prayer, but instead an acknowledgement of our "founders' political philos...