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Evangelicals Are Optimistic That Trump Will Bring About The Apocalypse


Evangelicals are hoping that President Donald Trump brings about the apocalypse.
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Trump is creating his American caliphate, and democracy has no defence


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
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Faith-based initiatives: Trump signs order on National Day of Prayer


The executive order repeals Obama administration rules limiting the ability of groups getting federal funds to preach to those they serve.
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Trump to Sign Faith-Based Initiative Order Giving White Evangelicals More Power


We don’t need this. White evangelicals have too much political power already, and they’ve done plenty of damage with it.
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Trump’s HHS Rule Allows Religious Doctors to Refuse Care


The Trump administration is making it easier for medical providers to object to procedures on religious grounds. Will patients suffer as a result?
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Trump Administration Will Shield Health Workers Citing Religion To Refuse Care


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.
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Trump’s Call For A National Day Of Prayer Divides Rather Than Unites

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.)
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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, […]
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Trump Admits His Religious Liberty Order Is Just “A Great Thing for Christianity”


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.
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FFRF sues Trump over church politicking – Freedom From Religion Foundation


The Freedom From Religion Foundation will legally challenge President Trump over his “religious liberty” executive order today. The order and Trump’s…
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