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Muslim Woman Sues Jail Over Being Forced To Attend Christian Church Services

During her 60-day jail term on assault charges in Cleveland, she says she was forced to attend Christian church services. Sakeena Majeed said in a federal lawsuit filed Thursday that a correction officer made her and other Cuyahoga County jail inmates attend Friday afternoon services led by a Baptist minister. She alleged that she was […]

The Great Duel of Our Times is on. The Eternal Battle Between Good and Evil has come to the fore; not in the valley of Megiddo, as we might have expected, but a bit closer to home. Specifically, Lansing, Michigan. More specifically, on the lawn of the Michigan State Capitol building, where lawmaker Rick Jones […]

The Freedom From Religion Foundation threatened to sue if the scene were not removed from the Jay, Florida city hall. According to Weartv.com, the organization became aware of the nativity scene after receiving a complaint from a Jay resident. “It is our understanding that the town of Jay owns and erects a nativity in front […]

Three public school girls in Mesa, AZ say they were kicked off the varsity softball team because they did not want to participate in prayer. According to a complaint filed in a federal court in Arizona, the three girls were “penalized for not conducting ‘team prayer’ in accordance with the directive of Joseph Goodman,” the […]

And that can mean only one thing: Bobby Jindal is running for president. Jindal has been working with David Lane, a conservative activist who has been tirelessly organizing pastors in early primary states while also warning that God will allow terrorist attacks to hit the U.S. as punishment for homosexuality and abortion rights, and Doug […]

Welcome to America, where there is freedom of religion. Not. While anti-Muslim protesters waved signs outside the Kennesaw City Hall, the City Council voted against allowing an Islamic group the opportunity to rent a retail space in the small Georgia town. The local Islamic group agreed to the numerous limitations that the Kennesaw city attorney […]

On a conservative conference call, former and likely future presidential candidate Rick Santorum says the concept of separation of church and state is a communist one. A listener on the call told Santorum that “a number of the things that the far left, a.k.a. the Democrat [sic] Party, and the president is pushing for and […]

Michael Leal, a senior at Cascade High School in Everett, Washington has been suspended three times since September for refusing to stop loudly preaching to classmates in school. Now he has filed a lawsuit claiming that attempts to silence him amounts to persecution for his religious beliefs. School officials say that Leal was informed of […]

Regular readers already know that creeping theocracy is my usual editorial beat (so to speak) and so often it quietly comes to us disguised in the somber white robes of religious freedom, if you know what I mean and I think you do.  Like when the theocrats want to legally discriminate against gay people by proposing We […]

Two students in Enola, Pennsylvania complained because their teacher wore a Star of David. In 1949, Act 14 (Sect. 1112) prohibited public school teachers from showing any kind of religious symbol or imagery in the classroom. Now, a parent of one of the two students at East Pennsboro Middle School has issued a formal complaint […]

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