Last month, Michael Tate Reed Jr., a Christian who had been “diagnosed with Bipolar and… was off his medication,” drove a car into the Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol lawn. The monument had been a source of controversy for years, with the ACLU filing a lawsuit saying it constituted government endorsement of religion. [Read More…]
Conservative Group Sues IRS for Not Turning Over Correspondence with FFRF Regarding Politician-Endorsing Churches
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…]
For years, people flocked to Salvation Healing Ministry, pastor Victor Kanyari‘s church in Nairobi, and paid for the privilege — because the charismatic preacher healed the sick where doctors supposedly stood powerless. Visitors saw with their own eyes how Kanyari and his helpers would make believers’ feet ooze blood with the gentlest of touches — which, they concluded, was surely a miracle. What [Read More…]
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.