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American Theocracy


Trump and the Christian Fascists

This Christianized fascism, with its network of megachurches, and television empire, is a potent ally for a beleaguered White House.

Why the Christian Right Wages War Against Abortion

Why is the United States, home of the original women’s liberation movement, cursed with such massive resistance to legal abortion?

The Far-Right’s 50-Year Project to Make America Great Again

Since the end of World War II, far-right conservatives have patiently laid the groundwork for a national climate receptive to their ideals.

Public Schools In Kentucky Can Now Teach The Bible

The Republicans are at it again - this time by passing a bill that will allow public schools in Kentucky to teach the Bible.

Republicans in Missouri want to be able to keep women who use birth control from working

Republicans are trying to pass legislation to allow discrimination against women for their personal reproductive choices.

8 Outrageous Facts About Mike Pence’s Record on Reproductive Rights

For years, Pence has been on what Politico dubbed a “one-man crusade” to end patients’ access to care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Why are the Religious Entitled to Special Treatment?

It is a longstanding custom of American culture to defer to the religious. We are supposed to respect the fact that they have “beliefs”.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Science Deniers In Power Are A Profound Threat To Democracy

Tyson posted a four-minute clip on Facebook that he claimed contains what might be the most important words he has ever spoken.

It’s a Free Country, Not a Christian Nation

The religious references in the Declaration are deistic: it’s clear that the references are not to the revealed God of Christianity.

How The Evangelical “American Taliban” Became Trump’s Lapdogs

Evangelicals’ appetite to impose themselves on others is symptomatic of their institutionalized desire for governmental and social control.