Separation of Church and State

Rule of Law: The Monument Must Be Removed

Rule of Law: The Monument Must Be Removed
It the end, it's an embarrassing Okie spectacle that's going to drag on and on, and The Oklahoman does a disservice to the state's image by not simply urging government officials to comply with the court ruling. So let me say it: Remove the monument.
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Three of Four TX GOP Lt Governor Candidates: Teach Creationism In Public Schools

Three of Four TX GOP Lt Governor Candidates: Teach Creationism In Public Schools
On Thursday at a McClennan County Republican Party event, 75 percent of Republican candidates for TX Lt. Governor said they want one religion's interpretation of life's origin taught in Texas public schools.
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Churches Around the Country Used Political Messaging Near Polling Places

In South Saint Paul, Minn., on Election Day, residents showed up at St. John Vianney Catholic Church to vote and were greeted with a banner outside the polling place entrance that read, “Strengthen Marriage, Don’t Redefine It.”
Minnesota was voting on a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage, and the Catholic Church had been the most vocal proponent of the ballot measure.
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IRS May Go Beyond Dark Money, Investigate Violations of Tax Exempt Status by Religious Groups

Political watchdog groups are asking the IRS to investigate the tax exempt status of Catholic Bishops and an evangelical group led by preacher Billy Graham for their actions during the lead up to the Presidential campaign.
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TX Church Sign: 'Vote for the Mormon, Not the Muslim'

Leakey, Texas is home to a malicious church named Church in the Valley. Look at their sign earlier this week:

Texas Freedom Network reports that Americans United for Separation of Church and State has asked the Internal Revenue Service to investigate the church. The church is in clear violation of the IRS tax exemption for churches that remain nonpolitical.
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