The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?http://theatln.tc/2rFxoTW
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.http://n.pr/2rjdXjH
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...
Trump’s Federal Judge Nominee Goes on the Record: the Bible and One’s Religions Beliefs take Precedence over the Constitution
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, […]http://bit.ly/2uJWjF6
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...
The Freedom From Religion Foundation will legally challenge President Trump over his “religious liberty” executive order today. The order and Trump’s…http://bit.ly/2p2FIes
Atheists Threaten Lawsuit After Trump Executive Order Gives Special Treatment to Churches | American Atheists
Cranford, NJ—After President Donald Trump signed an executive order today instructing the IRS to ignore future violations of the prohibition on electoral politicking by churches and religious groups, American Atheists pledged a lawsuit challenging the unconstitutional preference of houses of worship over secular nonprofits, including American Atheists, in the order. Under current federal law, all…http://bit.ly/2qJHmym
Trump Cabinet has Bible study meetings with pastor who wants ‘disciples of Christ’ to take over the government
Cabinet officials in the President Donald Trump’s White House meet for a weekly Bible study group led by a right-wing pastor dedicated to “making disciples of Christ in the Capitol” and spreading Christian fundamentalism among U.S. leaders.http://bit.ly/2p0mwgl
The Repeal of the Johnson Amendment: How Trump Is Trying to Put More Money Into Politics – The Atlantic
His promise to repeal the 1954 Johnson Amendment isn’t about free speech—it’s about cash.http://theatln.tc/2kpUPsZ
Many religious groups have urged the president not to give Christians priority in seeking asylum, but some conservative political organizations back his new ban on refugees.http://theatln.tc/2k6rTpY