(RNS) — While by no means our only matter of concern, toning down talk of faith in politics would show some respect to what is rapidly becoming the largest ‘religious’ group in the country.
(RNS) — A conservative evangelical pastor in Tennessee posted a video of himself on social media burning a book by an atheist lawyer who argued the U.S. was not built as a Christian nation.
(RNS) — 'It is perfectly acceptable for private citizens to express their religious beliefs in court, but the rules are different for those acting in a governmental role,' said Freedom from Religion Foundation.
(RNS) — The appellate court ruled that the so-called Lemon test, which it noted has been ignored in some similar past cases, does not apply in the seal case.
(RNS) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation said it hopes its strategy will allow the issue to be reconsidered when the high court has a different makeup.
(RNS) — The Freedom From Religion Foundation argued that the allowance gives ministers a religious benefit, but the court determined in a unanimous ruling that it did not overly entangle church and state.
(RNS) — Portland now bans discrimination against atheists, agnostics, and those who don't believe in "god or gods."
(RNS) — 'The government cannot discriminate against atheist leaders and reward religious leaders,' said a plaintiff in the case.
(RNS) — In its complaint, the charity said it 'objects to having to file Form 990 while churches and church-related organizations do not.'
(RNS) — Pro bono? Not even a penny? The old adage holds: This sounds too good to be true. And it is, says Andrew L. Seidel.
(RNS) — Permitting tax-exempt churches to engage in partisan politicking would throw untold millions — even billions is no exaggeration — of dark money into U.S. elections.
(AP) — The judge ruled that the exemption provides an unconstitutional benefit to religious persons and no one else, violating the establishment clause of the U.S. Constitution.
(RNS) The Freedom From Religion Foundation fights denial of a secular invocation before Congress.
(RNS) A First Amendment watchdog group is suing a Texas sheriff for placing Christian cross decals on several county patrol vehicles.
ATLANTA (Reuters) Carroll County schools' assistant superintendent said in a statement on that the baptisms violated school district policy and that the district did not know the ceremony was scheduled to be held at the high school.