The Author of The Cranston High School Prayer Outraged

This week, Jessica Ahlquist and the ACLU won their court case against Cranston High School West in Rhode Island. The school was ordered to immediately remove a banner containing an official school prayer addressed to “Our Heavenly Father” and ending in “Amen”, which hung over the school gymnasium as an unambiguous endorsement of the Christian [Read More...]

Theocratic “Dominionist” Janet Porter Goes Down Swinging

Janet Porter recently lost her radio program for her increasingly dominionist theology, which aims to further politicize Christianity and Christianize the United States government.  It was Christians who opposed her and then Christians who fired her.  In a new article comparing secularists to Nazis, she argues that her Christian enemies who oppose dominionism are the [Read More...]

On Attempts To Ban Controversial Scholars From Entering The US

From the ACLU’s blog of rights: In a victory for free speech and academic discourse, last week the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower-court decision upholding the government’s exclusion of Swiss scholar Tariq Ramadan from the United States. Professor Ramadan, a leading scholar of the Muslim world, was offered a tenured professorship at [Read More...]

Politifact Refutes Rumor That ACLU Sought To Remove Crosses From Military Headstones

Of course by now we should all know not to believe anything we read in chain e-mails, but since they still show up with hysterical claims rather frequently, it always helps to have facts on hand for those who send them to us. So, here is Politifact’s investigation of the chain e-mail claim that “The [Read More...]


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