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Simon Brown is a communications associate at Americans United for Separation of Church and State.
Trump Pushes Move Allowing Churches to Act as Political Action Committees
Posted on: Sep 15, 2016, Source: Church & State
Pandering to right-wing evangelicals, the GOP standard-bearer touts repeal of restrictions on electioneering from the pulpit.
Religious Right Claims of a ‘War On Christmas’ Are Thinner Than Cheap Wrapping Paper
Posted on: Dec 15, 2015, Source: Church & State
Far-right Christians have long used this phony conflict as an opportunity to demonize their enemies
Rick Santorum Says Forcing Students to Read the Bible Will Save America
Posted on: Mar 25, 2015, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Time and again, Santorum has shown he has little grasp of the principles enshrined in the Constitution.
Change of Heart: How the 'Mother of School Choice' Came to Reject School Vouchers
Posted on: Feb 19, 2015, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Before her death, Wisconsin lawmaker Polly Williams voiced deep regrets about her support of vouchers in the Badger State.
More Voucher Students Are Attending Religious Schools -- and Taxpayers Are Footing the Bill
Posted on: Nov 7, 2014, Source: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
Why are Wisconsin taxpayers being forced to bankroll religious indoctrination?
The Great Voucher Fraud
Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: Church & State
Voucher plans don't boost student performance -- they harm public education. So why do they keep growing?
6 Biggest Religious Right Threats to America
Posted on: Jan 3, 2013, Source: Church & State Magazine
With many legislatures tilting right and "prayer" caucuses on the prowl, Church-State separation may be in trouble in the coming year.
The 10 Most Dangerous Religious Right Organizations
Posted on: Oct 2, 2012, Source: Church & State Magazine
The religious right is more powerful than ever, using its massive annual revenue and grassroots troops to promote a right-wing ideology and undermine church and state separation.
Does a Texas Charter School Chain Use Taxpayer Money to Proselytize Students and Fund a Church?
Posted on: Jun 5, 2012, Source: Church & State
An investigation by Americans United for Separation of Church and State suggests that Shekinah Radiance Academy schools, using public money, operate as religious institutions.
10 Ways Right-Wing Christian Groups Will Likely Shove Religion Down Your Throat This Year
Posted on: Jan 4, 2012, Source: Church & State Magazine
A surging religious right means daunting challenges for keeping Church and State separate.
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