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American Theocracy


10 Ways Right-Wing Christian Groups Will Likely Shove Religion Down Your Throat This Year

You don’t have to look far or wide to see signs that the Religious Right was resurgent in 2011. From the halls of Congress, where…

The Men Behind The War On Women

A group of men with no real background in law or medicine have quietly influenced major anti-abortion legislation over the past several years.

Distrust Feeds Anti-Atheist Prejudice

Plenty of people are reviled for their religious beliefs. But a lack of faith seems to inspire even more intense antipathy. A landmark 2006 study...

The Republican plan to nullify the courts and establish Christian theocracy

Is the United States sliding toward theocracy? That’s what Republican presidential candidates have told us for more than a year.

How Christian Fundamentalism Helped Empower the Top 1%

As the Occupy Wall street movement spreads across the country and the world, we must bring attention to the enablers of the top 1 percent...

Outcry in America as pregnant women who lose babies face murder charges

What is happening to Gibbs is a small taste of what would be unleashed were the constitutional right to an abortion ever be overturned.

Exactly what kind of “Christian nation” do these people want?

Many Americans are saying that America should be a Christian nation. Do they mean a Christian nation like the one I grew up in?

The Unbelievable Truth: Why America has become a nation of religious know-nothings

Pew researchers asked more than 3,000 Americans 32 central questions about the Bible, Christianity and other world religions.