Church & State

The Ahmari vs. French debate on Christianity in the public square: unanswered questions

"I am not in any way willing to upset the constitutional order and to provide governments the ability to engage in viewpoint discrimination against disfavored organizations," French said. "You have to consider a larger superstructure. And the reality is that you cannot take these things on a case-by-case basis and establish rules that say, ‘Free speech for me but not for thee'" - Acton

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‘In God We Trust’ Signs to Be Posted in Every Louisiana School This Year

“I still feel strongly that America is a Christian nation,” Shelby Ainsworth, principal of West Monroe High School, told WAFB 9. “I want our high school youngsters exposed to as much as that as possible.” - Christian Headlines

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Kentucky Law Requiring 'In God We Trust' Be Displayed at Schools Going into Effect

The law: “Local boards shall require each public elementary and secondary school to display the national motto of the United States, ‘In God We Trust,’ in a prominent location in the school” - Christian Headlines

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Pastafarians and Satanists Will Deliver Invocations Before Assembly Meetings in Alaska

"The list of interesting characters will include what many will regard as adherents of fringe religions like The Satanic Temple and the Church of the Flying Spaghetti. To the shock of conservative Christians, these people are now scheduled to invoke their deities before all local government meetings that will take place on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska in 2019." - World Religion News

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Five potential victories for religious liberty in 2019

The "fight continues as foster families, historic crosses, students, and pastors, imams, rabbis, and nuns face off against anti-religious activist groups and government agencies — some going all the way up to the Supreme Court. Here’s a preview of the top religious liberty victories to come." - W.Examiner

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Focus on the Family Defends IRS Classification as a 'Church,' Says It's Meant to Protect Donors

"Focus on the Family is defending its decision to have the Internal Revenue Service officially reclassify the Christian nonprofit as a 'church,' denouncing the efforts of some to ascribe 'sinister' intentions to the change." CPost

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