WASHINGTON (RNS) — In a 7-2 decision, the high court determined that the Bladensburg Cross erected by the American Legion does not violate the Constitution’s establishment clause.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even liberal justices Elena Kagan and Stephen Breyer suggested that they could join a narrow ruling upholding this particular memorial.
BLADENSBURG, Md. (RNS) — The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s decision and ruled that the monument had 'the primary effect of endorsing religion and excessively entangles the government in religion.'
(RNS) — The new caucus comes as the religious 'nones' — those who claim no religious affiliation — jumped from about 16 percent of the U.S. population in 2007 to nearly 23 percent in 2014, according to the latest Pew data.
(RNS) — When is a cross on government land a violation of the establishment clause?
(RNS) — Some religious leaders criticized President Trump's initial response denouncing hatred and violence 'on many sides,' while a few conservative evangelicals rushed to defend the president.
(RNS) 'With this decision we look forward to being able to return home and spend the winter with our families and loved ones, many of whom have sacrificed as well,' said Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II in a statement.
(RNS) The will argue in court that the Christian charity's alliance with a Denver public school district is a violation of the separation of church and state.
(RNS) Trump's victory is forcing them to rethink their strategy for coming elections.
(RNS) Not all Americans pray, and some want an officially designated day to prove it.
(RNS) At a town hall meeting Wednesday, Sanders said: "I would not be running for president of the United States if I did not have very strong religious and spiritual feelings."
(RNS) The group said Raskin is "the first candidate who openly identifies as a humanist" and praised his commitment to preserve the separation between church and state.
(RNS) Under the settlement, the Federal Bureau of Prisons agreed to acknowledge humanism as a “worldview” and allow its adherents the same rights and recognition enjoyed by inmates of other faiths.
(RNS) As the 2016 election approaches, atheist, humanist and other freethinking activists are encouraged by a Pew Research Center survey that found a growing number of religiously unaffiliated -- or "nones."
(RNS) Washiqur Rahman was silenced. But atheists, humanists and other nonbelievers in the U.S. won't be. They're speaking out about his death.