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3/27/15 @ 12:20pm
The Arizona state senator receiving widespread attention as a result of her call for mandatory church attendance is, surprise surprise, an ardent Religious Right lawmaker. While debating a bill on allowing people to bring concealed weapons into public buildings, State Sen. Sylvia Allen criticized th... MORE
3/27/15 @ 11:54am
Last week, the Family Research Council's Jerry Boykin spoke at one of the organization's regional "Watchmen on the Wall" events in Springfield, Missouri, where he warned that Christians in America are being persecuted and called upon conservative activists to rise up like "God... MORE
3/27/15 @ 11:00am
In a video posted yesterday by the Christian Broadcasting Network, Rand Paul addressed a roundtable meeting about the need for “revival” in America complete with “tent revivals” full of people demanding reform. He suggested during the event that the debate about legalizing sa... MORE
3/27/15 @ 10:40am
While speaking with David Brody of the Christian Broadcasting Network, Ted Cruz said that he hopes and prays that God put him in the position he is in today. Cruz told Brody that “far too many Christians have ceded the public arena to people who aren’t believers,” urging pastors to... MORE
3/26/15 @ 5:33pm
Zack Ford @ Think Progress: Indiana Governor Signs 'Religious Liberty' Bill, Claiming It Won’t Enable Anti-LGBT Discrimination. Jim Redmond @ Towleroad: GOP Budget Amendment Upholds Religious 'Right To Discriminate' Against Gay Couples. Tina Nguyen @ Mediaite: Aaron... MORE
3/26/15 @ 5:31pm
Just as they did during the last two presidential election cycles, Religious Right activists are trying to unify behind one candidate in order to stop an unacceptably "moderate" front-runner. We are sure it'll work this time. Jay Richards claims that recognizing marriage equalit... MORE
3/26/15 @ 4:45pm
Who could have predicted that Gordon Klingenschmitt wouldn’t exactly live up to his promise, following his election to the Colorado State House last year, that he would “tone down the rhetoric” after building a career out of making off-the-wall statements as a Religious Right a... MORE
3/26/15 @ 4:30pm
Yesterady on “The Savage Nation,” Michael Savage lit into President Obama’s role in the release of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, the former Taliban prisoner who is now facing chargers of desertion. Savage claimed Obama is “diminishing the U.S. military” and “permit... MORE
3/26/15 @ 3:30pm
Joining Colorado Republican lawmaker Gordon Klingenschmitt in suggesting that the attack of a pregnant woman in Colorado was part of a divine plan to expose the injustice of legal abortion, Colorado-based radio host Kevin Swanson wondered yesterday if “by God’s providence, He may ha... MORE
3/26/15 @ 3:09pm
While speaking last week in Ohio, President Obama was asked his thoughts on how to control the amount of money in politics and spending on campaigns, to which he responded by noting, among other things, that some nations have mandatory voting. "If everybody voted, then it would completely chang... MORE
3/26/15 @ 3:05pm
Yesterday on “Trunews,” Rick Wiles said that American laws designed to “intimidate” Christians are paving the way for violent anti-Christian persecution in the U.S. “It is coming here,” Wiles said. “There is an ugly spirit of Antichrist rising up in the worl... MORE