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American Theocracy


Reckoning with the Toxicity of Christian Nationalism

Without squarely and honestly facing the role of white Christianity in fostering American society's worst impulses, there's no way to move forward.

Arkansas Lawmakers Pass ‘Plainly Unconstitutional’ Near-Total Ban on Abortion

As the courts have become more conservative, state legislatures have focused more attention on total abortion bans.

Amy Coney Barrett Is Not Qualified to Be a Supreme Court Justice

Amy Coney Barrett acknowledges she applies a "religious test" to every legal decision. Her legal philosophy should disqualify her.

Why Evangelicals Are Still Voting Trump

Around a quarter of Americans consider themselves to be evangelical. Eight out of ten white evangelicals supported Trump over Hillary Clinton in 2016.

The Paranoia that Causes Americans to Hate Atheists

Religion provides the perfect excuse to hate, victimise and demonise someone you've never even met, while posing as their moral superior.

Film made by evangelical leaders warns that the world will end if Trump isn’t reelected

Evangelical and social conservative supporters of Donald Trump have made a film warning that the world will end if Trump isn't reelected.

Vast Majority of White Catholics, Evangelicals Support Trump Over Biden

White evangelicals and white Catholics still overwhelmingly support Trump over Biden, a new tracking poll finds.

Tennessee legislature passes fetal heartbeat bill, effectively banning abortions

Tennessee lawmakers have passed a bill backed by the state's Republican governor that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

WV Republican lawmakers to allow Bible classes in public schools

Under a new West Virginia law, county boards of education can now offer courses that familiarise students with the Bible.

Megachurch Pastor: ‘There Is No Such Thing As Separation of Church and State in the Constitution’

Robert Jeffress, one of Trump's closest spiritual advisors, claims "there is no such thing as a separation of church and state in the Constitution".