Back in November of 2012, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sued the IRS because of the government agency’s “failure to enforce electioneering restrictions against churches and religious organizations.” Basically, churches were endorsing political candidates from the pulpit and the IRS wasn’t doing anything to stop it. (Part of the problem was that there was a [Read More…]
Conservative Group Sues IRS for Not Turning Over Correspondence with FFRF Regarding Politician-Endorsing Churches
Evangelical Leader Wants to Recruit 1,000 Pastors Into Politics Because There Aren’t Enough Christians in Office Yet
If David Lane, who founded the American Renewal Project, has his way, 1,000 Christian pastors will run for public office, each with 500 Christian volunteers… and then they’ll get to work getting rid of any civil rights progress we’ve made as a country:
There is nothing in the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that establishes homosexual “marriage,” yet judges claim to have recently discovered one after 235 years of jurisprudence! Being subjected to such behavior is our own fault. We elected the politicians, who in turn, put the judges on their benches and allow them to run the country too often like tyrants without invoking the “separation of powers” that our democratic republic demands if it is to function in promoting freedom.
Because giving people the chance to publicly commit to each other, with the benefits our government offers married couples, is a mark of tyranny.
The Columbus Dispatch reports that the Ohio House Health and Aging Committee passed an abortion ban that would ban the procedure whenever a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The bill contains language to account for situations that would endanger a pregnant woman’s life, but makes no exception for rape or incest victims.
Fox News Hosts, 48 Hours After Saying Obama Lacks Religiosity, Bemoan How He Quoted Bible Verse in Major Speech
On November 20, President Obama spoke about his immigration policy changes. During the address, he referenced the Bible, saying specifically, “Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger — we were strangers once, too.” (This injunction is found numerous times in the Bible, in Exodus 22:21, Deuteronomy 10:19, Exodus 23:9, and Leviticus 19:34.)
The hosts of Fox & Friends were particularly incensed — not at the policy in this case, so much as the President’s audacity to quote the Bible. The criticism ranged from the bizarre to the hilarious.