Evangelicals are hoping that President Donald Trump brings about the apocalypse.
Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies is something we who grew up in the Arab world have seen before, writes Guardian columnist Nesrine Malik
The executive order repeals Obama administration rules limiting the ability of groups getting federal funds to preach to those they serve.
We don’t need this. White evangelicals have too much political power already, and they’ve done plenty of damage with it.
The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?
The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people and performing some procedures.
We’ve watched from afar the devastation and tragedy brought by Hurricane Harvey to the Gulf Coast of Texas. Our hearts are with those who are just beginning the recovery process. As difficult as the past week has been, there is some comfort in watching, as we often do, Americans coming together to aid those in the area through donations and volunteering.
Rather than focus on what has brought everyone together, however, President Donald Trump today held a press event in the Oval Office with a bevy of religious fundamentalist leaders and signed a proclamation declaring Sunday as a National Day of Prayer. (Texas governor Greg Abbott issued a similar proclamation.)
Liberal watchdog group, Alliance for Justice, has issued a warning about Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for a vacant seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals. The AFJ says that Barrett believes “judges should be bound by their religious faith, not the law.” The AFJ Nominee Report on Amy Coney Barrett reads, in part, “Stunningly, […]
President Trump sat down with Pat Robertson in the Oval Office on Wednesday to give his first non-Fox News interview in more than two months. The Christian Broadcasting Network just posted the full video of its founder’s conversation with the president, and while no one was expecting the 87-year-old televangelist to ask hard-hitting questions, the sycophantic glad-handing between the two wealthy, elderly white men was hard to stomach.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation will legally challenge President Trump over his “religious liberty” executive order today. The order and Trump’s…