Stories by Rob Boston

Rob Boston is director of communications at Americans United for Separation of Church and State. His latest book is "Taking Liberties: Why Religious Freedom Doesn't Give You the Right to Tell Other People What to Do." subscribe to Rob Boston's feed

Posted on: Dec 23, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They claim you can't use the term 'Christmas tree,' let alone display one in public.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: AlterNet

These brave people rose up when America was threatened with a religious takeover.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Christian zealots can learn important lessons from these historical events.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2014, Source: Free Inquiry

This myth promotes the pernicious idea that non-Christians are second-class citizens.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

The books by Cleon Skousen promote bad history and racism.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2014, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Who's making decisions about what children in Texas learn? It's not good news.

Posted on: May 6, 2014, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Some Catholic school officials are acting as if it’s their legal right to tap the public purse, even as their schools serve a private, sectarian purpose.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2014, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

At Pisgah High School in Canton, N.C., atheist students who wanted to form a club ran into roadblocks and harassment -- despite having the law on their side.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2014, Source: Prometheus Books

There is real religious persecution in the world. Right-wing Christians in America aren’t experiencing it.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The religious right engages in wishful thinking.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Talk To Action

Evangelical groups plot to take a page out of the playbooks of Karl Rove and the Koch brothers by raising millions of dollars.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Every year, the right-wing freaks out about an imaginary war on Christmas.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Many public schools in America do all they can to avoid teaching evolution.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

Meet "God's Lawyers."

Posted on: Mar 5, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Imagine fighting a pitched church-state battle when you’re a teenager in high school.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Creationists continue to spread ignorance in our public schools.

Posted on: Nov 8, 2012, Source: Church & State Magazine

A teacher who allegedly burned students and contested validity of evolutionary theory filed a lawsuit charging that his right to free speech and academic freedom had been violated.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

At crucial points when the church-state wall was most threatened in America, there were people who rose up to defend it.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

U.S. law is honeycombed with examples of special benefits that organized religions enjoy.

Posted on: May 2, 2011, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State

The Religious Right in America is lavishly funded and politically well connected. These groups raise more than three-quarters of a billion dollars annually, mostly tax-exempt.

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