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American Theocracy


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".

Half of evangelicals think Trump is anointed by God

The belief that President Trump is "anointed by God" has increased considerably among church goers, and now stands at 49.5 percent.

Taxpayers fund schools that deny evolution, endorse slavery and indigenous genocide

These are not crazy ideas; these are lessons from textbooks and workbooks being taught as facts in private and charter schools.

The Conservative Crusade to Establish Theocracy in America

It’s not just the fringe anymore. Mainstream conservatives are trying to turn Christian scriptures and beliefs into American law.

Christian nationalism’s insidious hold on America is not an overnight phenomenon

The religious right is not really all that much about religious belief and thought and more about political power and social conformity.

Half of Americans say Bible should influence US laws

Half of Americans say the Bible should have "some" influence on US laws, including 23% who say it should have "a great deal" of influence.

More than 200 Republicans in Congress want Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

70% of Senate Republicans, and 85% of House Republicans, are urging the Supreme Court to roll back the clock to before 1973.

Religion or Democracy? You Can’t Have Both!

The greatest danger to the world right now is the creeping takeover of democracies around the globe by religiously-based movements.