A quick thing before I get cleaned up and hit the road, just because I saw it pop up in my new feed and I think it’s important: a federal appeals court upheld Obama’s directives on net neutrality this morning: A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld a White House-supported effort to make internet service providers [Read More…]
FFRF puts a stop to high school principal who seemed to think his school was a Christian recruiting ground.
The principal of Mojave High School in Las Vegas (the last place you’d think would be having problems with too much fundamentalist religion) has some…um…interesting ideas about how to improve things at the school: Mojave High School Principal Antonio Rael and Grace Point Church Pastor Ty Neal were seen chatting in a video about the [Read More…]
BREAKING: Federal court shoots down effort to send taxpayer money to Douglas County religious schools via vouchers.
ACLU making the magic happen: Federal District Court Judge Marcia Krieger today denied plaintiffs’ request to issue an unprecedented emergency order requiring the Douglas County School District school voucher program to divert taxpayer funds to private religious schools. The ACLU of Colorado, Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the ACLU Program on Freedom [Read More…]
I read the Christian Post, and most of the time it’s just an eye-rolling waste of my time. But every now and again they post something about church/state separation where they try so, so hard to paint the offenders as the victims and then it’s all worth it. The Freedom From Religion Foundation has gotten [Read More…]
Cliven Bundy is suing various members of the federal government: Sen. Harry Reid, Reid’s son, Judge Gloria Navarro, and President Obama: Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, jailed for his role in instigating an armed standoff with federal authorities in 2014, alleges a vast conspiracy to violate his civil rights in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. The [Read More…]
So…Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has been suspended from the bench for telling Alabama probate judges to defy the SCOTUS: An Alabama judicial oversight body on Friday filed a formal complaint against Roy S. Moore, the chief justice of the state’s Supreme Court, charging that he had “flagrantly disregarded and abused his authority” [Read More…]
Hey guys, there are showings in the house today up til noon, so I’m trying to get the house spruced up and get out of it. But here’s a real quick update on the Jessieville story. The school has responded to neither myself or the FFRF. They have, however, taken down their facebook page entirely [Read More…]
Roy Moore feels he’s under attack by “atheists, homosexuals, and transgender individuals” for stuff he actually did.
Poor Roy Moore. He committed numerous ethics violations back when the Supreme Court was striking down gay marriage bans, and now people have the audacity to point them out! The nerve! It’s all part of this gay marriage conspiracy, I tell you: Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, famous for his embrace of religion [Read More…]
So Tennessee passed a resolution making the bible their state book. To any objective person the obvious stuck out like sore thumb: isn’t elevating a particular holy book above all others a violation of the separation of church and state? Yes, yes it is. While this was all going on I emailed Andrew Seidel to [Read More…]
Ever since 2014 a lawsuit has been in place against LA County for refusing to remove a cross from the county seal: In a long-awaited ruling, a federal judge has sided with plaintiffs who argued it was unconstitutional for Los Angeles County supervisors to place a Christian cross on the county seal. A divided Board [Read More…]