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Texas Judge Begins Court Sessions With Five-Minute Bible Reading And Prayer

A judge in Montgomery County, Texas opened a recent court session with a five-minute Bible reading followed by a formal prayer. The prayer to Allah GOP Jesus made some feel uncomfortable. According to a complainant, the Justice of the Peace stated, “We are going to say a prayer. If any of you are offended by [...]

Contrary to what you might glean from recently-released video of Indiana police tasing an unarmed black man after dragging him out of a smashed car window, traffic stops sometimes go wrong for white people, too. As with other police interactions, though, the results are often quite different. Take Ellen Bogan, who is suing Indiana State [...]

Ellen Bogan of Huntington says Indiana State Police Trooper Brian Hamilton preached Christianity to her when he pulled her over for an alleged traffic violation in Union County in August. Bogan says the trooper handed her a warning ticket, then he began to ask some personal questions.   Hamilton allegedly asked if she has a [...]

It’s surprising Anthony Scalia would say such a thing given his reputation as a constitutionalist. Scalia said Wednesday that secularists are wrong when they argue the Constitution requires religious references to be banished from the public square. Justice Scalia, part of the court’s conservative wing, was preaching to the choir when he told the audience at [...]

It must be that some politicians know just what is in “God’s heart,” and those who don’t must be voted against by Christians, said Mike Huckabee at the Value Voters Summit. “When the call is coming to us from God to stand, to speak, to act,” Huckabee said, “it’s going to voice-mail.” God is calling [...]

Pat Robertson is bent out of shape because one person’s fight has resulted in “so help me god” being taken out of the Air Force oath. The organization that supported him is run by a Jews, something Robertson felt was important to mention. There is a left-wing radical named Mikey Weinstein who has gotten a [...]

Air Force enlistees no longer have to say the words “so help me God.” The oath is optional in other armed service branches. A legal review of rules that required the phrase occurred after the American Humanist Association threatened to sue on behalf of an atheist airman. The unnamed airman at Creech Air Force Base [...]

In a symbolically appropriate victory for the First Amendment and separation of church and state on Constitution Day, the United States Air Force announced today that the phrase “so help me God” will henceforth be optional in USAF enlistment oaths. Earlier this month, an airman at Creech Air Force Base in Indian Springs, Nevada, was refused [...]

We can solve America’s problems if we just “vote the Bible” says former Arkansas governor and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee. Huckabee was on a conference call with right-wing evangelicals. He blamed abortion rights laws on the failure of conservative Christians to get involved in politics, leaving him to wonder, “how do we face God [...]

A proposal by Councilwoman Sue Means (R) to post “In God We Trust” in Allegheny county council’s chambers in Pittsburgh, failed during a vote on Tuesday night. According to WTAE, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald previously pledged to veto the measure. The Democratic official said the proposal attacks diversity, and in a letter released to [...]

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