Beyond ‘Thoughts and Prayers’: How the Christian Right’s Politics of Providentialism Keeps America from Addressing Gun Violence
In order for the GOP leadership to continue to do nothing on guns they need loyal foot soldiers to deliver messaging that appeals to their base. What this messaging, familiar to those of us who grew up in the Christian Right, tells us about the “soul” of the Republican Party is not pretty.
— Read on rewire.news/religion-dispatches/2019/08/07/beyond-thoughts-and-prayers-how-the-christian-rights-politics-of-providentialism-keeps-america-from-addressing-gun-violence/
In God We Trust: South Dakota will require “In God We Trust” signs in all public schools under new state law – CBS News
When students return to public schools in the state this fall, they’ll see a new message on display: “In God We Trust”
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/south-dakota-will-require-in-god-we-trust-signs-in-all-public-schools/
What ever happened to separation of church and state? In a ridiculous display of religious superstition, U.S. House Chaplain Pat Conroy prays to cast out “spirits of darkness” from Congress.
— Read on www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2019/07/u-s-house-chaplain-performs-exorcism-to-cast-out-demons-from-congress/
Author Andrew Seidel on America and the Bible: A country built on rebellion and a book built on obedience
— Read on www.salon.com/2019/05/18/demolishing-the-rights-founding-myth-america-was-never-a-christian-nation/
Pushing Evangelistic Ideology From USA On To The World: Valerie Huber’s New Role at HHS Could Bring Abstinence-Only Agenda to Global Policy – Rewire.News
Abstinence-only proponent Valerie Huber will move to a new position in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Global Affairs, worrying reproductive health advocates and experts who believe she could push her agenda into the global arena.
— Read on rewire.news/article/2019/01/23/huber-new-role-hhs-could-bring-abstinence-only-agenda-global-policy/
(Consequences of Trump Shutdown) -,‘Our Enemies Know They Can Run Freely’: FBI Agents Paint Grim Consequences of Government Shutdown
The fears expressed by many of the FBI agents could be summed up by one sentence: “The fear is our enemies know they can run freely.”
— Read on www.newsweek.com/fbi-agents-government-shutdown-national-security-1300903
Televangelist & Friend Of Trump Gloria Copeland Says Jesus Was Vaccinated Against Flu so We Don’t Have to Be 💉🧔 – YouTube
Televangelist: Jesus Was Vaccinated Against Flu so We Don’t Have to Be 💉🧔 – YouTube
— Read on m.youtube.com/watch
One program, in West Virginia, is rationing food and preparing for layoffs.
— Read on www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/domestic-violence-shelters-are-cutting-services-because-of-the-shutdown_us_5c38e6a3e4b0922a21d4b9e6