church and state

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Watch Roy Moore's Spokesman Stare into Space After Learning Bible Fact on TV

The Moore campaign rep grew completely stunned after finding out there is actually separation between church and state.
Lauren Messman
12.13.17
supreme court

Supreme Court says public money can go to churches (for playgrounds)

Taylor Dolven
Carter Sherman
6.26.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Alabama Is Letting a Church Form Its Own Police Force

The state senate approved a bill on Tuesday that leads to important questions, like: What happens if and when a church police officer breaks the law?
Eve Peyser
4.11.17
americas

'We Won This Round': Satanic Temple Claims Victory After Oklahoma 10 Commandments Ruling

The 7-2 decision determined that the monument—which had been funded privately by state Republicans—violated Oklahoma's constitutional ban on using public property to benefit a particular religion.
VICE News
7.1.15
politics

Atheist Awarded $2M in Settlement After Being Refused Secular Rehab Treatment

Barry Hazle Jr. charged the state of California and a contractor with infringing on his religious freedoms by ordering him to spend 90 days in a rehab facility that required him to submit to a “higher power.”
Kayla Ruble
10.16.14
The Holding Court Issue

Does Sweden Discriminate Against Christians?

This spring, Sweden, normally considered one of the most free, equal, and democratic nations in the world, was reported to the European Committee of Social Rights for allegedly violating the human rights of pro-life doctors and nurses.
Caisa Ederyd
10.23.13
News

If Julia Gillard Is Such an Atheist, Where’s All the Gay Marriage?

Australians are proud about their secularism, as exemplified by Prime Minister Julia Gillard. Religion has a minor influence on the countries’ social policies and politics, yet same-sex marriage is not a reality.
Adnan Khan
5.17.13