Don’t #PrayForBrussels. Here’s What You Can Do Instead

Attorney Andrew Seidel takes issue with those suggesting prayer is what’s needed most in Brussels right now. If you’d like to respond in a meaningful way, there are other options:

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Supreme Court Will Not Hear Pastor’s Case Over License Plate Honoring a Non-Christian Religion

In 2009, Oklahoma began issuing license plates featuring an image of a famous sculpture depicting an Apache legend. But a pastor soon argued this was government promotion of religion.

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School Board Member: Atheists Can “Crawl Back Into Their Hellhole” If They Oppose “Christmas Break”

At last night’s meeting of the Millard School Board in Omaha, Nebraska, there was a push to rename winter break “Christmas break.”

I take that back. It was more than a nudge from just one guy: Board member Paul Meyer. But damn, was he angry about it.

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Ted Cruz Defends Choice of Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist as a Foreign Policy Advisor

Last week, we examined some of the people Ted Cruz was leaning on for foreign policy advice, and a common theme among many of them was their intense animosity toward Muslims. Among those luminaries was Frank Gaffney, head of the Center for Security Policy — a group that, like Gaffney, largely focuses on spinning outlandish anti-Muslim conspiracy theories.

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So why would Cruz listen to the foreign policy advice of someone who believes our government is full of Muslim Brotherhood agents and President Obama is a secret Muslim (or capitulating to Muslims)? CNN’s Wolf Blitzer wondered the same thing.

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Utah Governor Signs Law Making “In God We Trust” License Plates Cheaper to Purchase

Yesterday, Utah’s Governor Gary R. Herbert signed into law H.B. 127, making license plates with the phrase “In God We Trust” a standard option, not subject to the $5 surcharge like other specialty plates.

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