separation of church and state

What 'Separation of Church and State' Is Really About

What 'Separation of Church and State' Is Really About

In response to the recent Dobbs decision and the Supreme Court’s clear, consistent support for religious liberty throughout this term, many progressives are warning of an imminent “Christian theocracy.” Among the loudest voices predicting our collective doom are mainstream media outlets. What’s missing in virtually all of the news pieces on this subject matter is a proper understanding of the “establishment clause.”

'The Church Is Supposed to Direct the Government': Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert under Fire for Seemingly Promoting Theocracy

'The Church Is Supposed to Direct the Government': Colorado Rep. Lauren Boebert under Fire for Seemingly Promoting Theocracy

U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert is facing backlash after she allegedly promoted a theocratic government while speaking at Cornerstone Christian Center on Sunday.

'Tremendous Victory': Supreme Court Sides with Football Coach Who Was Fired for Praying

'Tremendous Victory': Supreme Court Sides with Football Coach Who Was Fired for Praying

In a landmark ruling for religious liberty, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday officially overturned a 51-year-old legal precedent known as the “Lemon Test” while siding with a football coach who had been fired for praying.

Another Win for Freedom of Religious Institutions

Another Win for Freedom of Religious Institutions

The Court has been more than clear on the rights of religious institutions. That, however, did not stop the state of Maine from continuing to discriminate against religious schools in their state funding program. Once again, the Court and its Chief Justice John Roberts have been crystal clear: The state need not, and indeed must not, sacrifice the Free Exercise clause on the altar of the Establishment clause.

West Virginia School Agrees to Pay $225,000 to End Atheist Group's Lawsuit over Elective Bible Class

West Virginia School Agrees to Pay $225,000 to End Atheist Group's Lawsuit over Elective Bible Class

A West Virginia School district has agreed to pay $225,000 to end a lawsuit filed by a prominent atheist group over the district's former elective Bible class.

Watchdog Group Urges IRS to Investigate Sermon in which Pastor Greg Lock Said Christians Cannot Vote Democrat

Watchdog Group Urges IRS to Investigate Sermon in which Pastor Greg Lock Said Christians Cannot Vote Democrat

A church-state watchdog group is asking the IRS to investigate a sermon in which Pastor Greg Locke allegedly said Christians cannot vote Democrat.

West Virginia High Schoolers Stage Walkout over Christian Revival at School

West Virginia High Schoolers Stage Walkout over Christian Revival at School

Over 100 students at a West Virginia public high school walked out of their school on Wednesday in protest of a Christian revival that some argued was a violation of their rights.

Poll: Most Americans Support Church-State Separation; Christian Nationalists Differ

Poll: Most Americans Support Church-State Separation; Christian Nationalists Differ

Americans do not want to see the United States declared a Christian country and they do not want to forsake the separation of church and state, a new Pew Research study finds.

Parents Sue California over Curriculum that Directs Students to Pray to Aztec Gods

Parents Sue California over Curriculum that Directs Students to Pray to Aztec Gods

A group of parents is challenging a California ethnic studies curriculum that asks students to chant and pray to Aztec gods.

Coach Fired for Post-Game Prayer Takes Case to Supreme Court: 'Right This Wrong'

Coach Fired for Post-Game Prayer Takes Case to Supreme Court: 'Right This Wrong'

A high school football coach who brought legal action after he was fired for praying at the 50-yard-line following football games is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to get involved in his case.

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