In deep-red white America, the white Christian God is king. As the aftermath of the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, working-class, fly-over America.”
A recent op-ed by James Grady misunderstood the U.S. Constitution and the concept of religious freedom it enshrines (“Your View: Defend your religious freedom,” April 17).Government officials cannot use their government offices to promote their personal religion. Principals, teachers, judges, and mayors occupy offices that are public trusts, which belong to “We the People,” not the temporary officeholder. If a legislator were to use his office for personal financial gain it would
Can you be an atheist without being anti-religion, asks John Gray.