Secular Coalition for America Flunks More Than 50% of the U.S. House of Representatives

After failing most of the presidential candidates, the Secular Coalition for America has released its scorecard for the first session of the 112th U.S. House of Representatives. It doesn’t look much better: Grade A: 17 Democrats, 0 Republicans Grade B: 55 Democrats, 0 Republicans Grade C: 110 Democrats, 6 Republicans Grade D: 5 Democrats, 5 [Read More...]

Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura Really Doesn’t Get It…

Here’s a politician who doesn’t get it… and keeps digging herself into a deeper hole. Yesterday, Republican Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura tweeted an insult about Jessica Ahlquist, snidely calling her the ‘ACLU’s sweetheart’. That suggests to me that the ACLU manipulated Jessica into fighting this battle, a claim which is not at all [Read More...]

Forsyth County Pre-Meeting Prayers are Upheld as Unconstitutional

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina used to begin their meetings with a Christian prayer. Not just non-denominational any-god-will-do prayers, but overwhelmingly one-sided Christian prayers: The undisputed record shows that the prayers delivered at the outset of Board meetings from May 29, 2007 through December 15, 2008 referred to Jesus, Jesus Christ, [Read More...]

Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura Snidely Refers to Jessica Ahlquist as ‘the ACLU’s Sweetheart’

It’s appalling that Rhode Island’s politicians feel the need to insult Jessica Ahlquist, when she’s the one defending the Constitution. You would think that’s the job of the politicians. State Senator Beth Moura tweeted this earlier: The ACLU’s sweetheart?! How condescending can you get? And against a 16-year-old girl? Pathetic. She also asked why Ahlquist [Read More...]

Florida Legislators Want to Pass Bill to Promote School Prayer

Florida legislators — led by Florida Senator Gary Siplin (D-Orlando) and Rep. Charles Van Zant (R-Keystone Heights) — want to make praying at public school events completely legal. That’s what House Bill 317 and Senate Bill 98 are all about: Any district school board may adopt a resolution allowing the use of an inspirational message, [Read More...]


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