Mississippi seeks to make Christianity its state religion

Mississippi is seeking to throw their citizens backwards a few hundred years. The Magnolia State Heritage Campaign, which sounds harmless enough, is seeking to overhaul the state with its proposed constitutional amendment, Initiative 46. The initiative would amend the state’s constitution to establish English as the official language of the state, make April “Confederate Heritage Month,” [Read More...]

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, lone nonreligious member of Congress, selected for leadership position

Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) is the only member of Congress that does not claim a religious affiliation. According to a press release on the Congresswoman’s House website, she has been selected as the Chief Deputy Whip, a key position within the minority party’s leadership. The Chief Deputy Whip is the leading aid to the Minority Whip, [Read More...]

Ted Cruz’s followers call him out for his opposition to net neutrality

Ted Cruz came out swinging against net neutrality. His followers were more than happy to return the favor on his Facebook page. JT already tore into Ted Cruz, so I won’t go on explaining why net neutrality is actually a good thing for the internet. (All these pictures and more can be found here) It all [Read More...]

Texas Senator sponsors ‘license to discriminate’ constitutional amendment

A Texas lawmaker has sponsored an amendment to the Texas constitution that could make it completely legal to discriminate against the LGBTQ community under the guise of religious freedom. Sen. Donna Campbell (R-New Braunfels), a Tea Party darling, sponsored SJR 10, which would add one section to the Texas Constitution’s Bill of Rights. It reads: Government [Read More...]

US Senate candidate David Alameel thinks blacks and Latinos are “all devout Christians”

David Alameel, the Democratic candidate for US Senate that lost miserably to incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), said at an election watch party last week that Texas’ blacks and Latinos are “all devout Christians.” Posted on his campaign website, Dr. David Alameel, a dentist by trade and now dentist mogul, called for “an uprising in [Read More...]

GOP State Rep sponsors bill to put Ten Commandments in Texas’ public schools

Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-02), filed a bill on Monday, the first day legislators could for the upcoming 84th Legislative Session, to keep schools from following the Constitution. The bill, simply titled HB 138, is just a one sentence long addition to Chapter 11 of the Texas Education Code. It reads: The board of trustees of an [Read More...]

A constitutional law student’s take on Scalia’s recent comments on secularism

So while I’m running for office, I’m also a student at the University of North Texas, earning my BA in Political Science with an emphasis in Public Law. This means my focus of study has been on the judicial system and constitutional law. I consider myself very knowledgeable of the Supreme Court and the rulings [Read More...]

Lord’s Prayer forced on students in Texas high school marching band

This story was brought to my attention by a friend and neighbor who is the mother of a student who will soon be attending Lewisville High School, part of the Lewisville Independent School District (LISD) that my daughter also goes to, and she was worried that her student might feel left out of the high school [Read More...]

Greg Abbott Can’t Overturn True Marriage

On Monday, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an appeal to reverse the ruling that found the state’s ban on same-sex marriage to be unconstitutional made by a US District Court back in February. In his brief, which feebly tried to defend the ban, Attorney General Abbott made the claim that (emphasis my own) “[because] [Read More...]

Yes, I Can Hold Public Office as An Atheist

For years, the atheist movement has been making the claim that atheists in America can’t hold public office in seven states. We have almost all seen the graphics and posts people have made decrying this as discriminatory and unjust. The most recognizable might be this one to the right: Many news outlets keep repeating this [Read More...]


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