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American Theocracy


Dr King’s 1/18/63 Interview with David Susskind Jolted JFK’s Lack Of Morality Into Action And Change On Civil Rights

King’s admonitions jolted President Kennedy’s inaction on civil rights into a speech on TV which brought Democrats closer to civil rights action.

‘Global Empire of the US Christian Right’: Dark Money Fuels Attacks on Abortion Rights Worldwide

The analysis shows that prominent anti-abortion groups have “been involved in recent efforts to limit reproductive rights in Europe and Latin America”.

Texas Governor Signs ‘All-Out Assault on Reproductive Health’ Into Law

The Texas Republican governor Greg Abbott has signed into law one of the most extreme six-week abortion bans in the US.

‘Alarm Bells Are Ringing Loudly’: Supreme Court Takes Up Case That Could Reverse Roe v. Wade

U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a challenge to Mississippi's ban on nearly all abortions after 15 weeks of gestation.

Targeting Roe v. Wade, GOP Has Launched ‘Unprecedented’ Attack on Abortion Rights in 2021

Experts note that 2021 is on track to be “the most damaging anti-abortion state legislative session in a decade - and perhaps ever”.

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.