More News About Project Blitz

Project Blitz is a secretive state legislative project of the Christian Right. Opposition has been rising ever since I exposed it last year at Religion Dispatches/Rewire. Opposition has prominently included Americans United for Separation of Church and... — Read on m.dailykos.com/stories/2019/9/26/1888188/-More-News-About-Project-Blitz

Paul Rosenberg’s Synopsis for “Under Trump, Christian Nationalists are Playing to Win”

First, a note on what's NOT considered "religious freedom" here: On July 2nd DOJ prosecutors announced they'd retry humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren for following the gospel of Matthew: 2/11 pic.twitter.com/ZNTzAzHlpZ— Paul Rosenberg (@PaulHRosenberg) July 7, 2019 I focus on 3 recent development: a congressional hearing, a state legislative battle's hidden agenda & a new …

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Threats of “Civil War” Increase from Far-Right (Dominionist) Evangelicals

Update: Robert Jeffress, Franklin Graham, Jim Bakker, Paula White, Cindy Jacobs... all of these are spreading messages which are inciting / fomenting their followers to warhttps://t.co/mMOajZUt1R… pic.twitter.com/htX06JFCHk — Lamb's Harbinger (@LambsHarbinger) September 30, 2019 If you’re wondering why a Southern Baptist preacher said impeaching Trump would lead to Civil War, here’s a brief history of …

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Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates

Dominionism Rising: A Theocratic Movement Hiding in Plain Sight | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/08/18/dominionism-rising-a-theocratic-movement-hiding-in-plain-sight/

The ‘biblical view’ that’s younger than the Happy Meal | Fred Clark

In 1979, McDonald's introduced the Happy Meal. Sometime after that, it was decided that the Bible teaches that human life begins at conception. Ask any American evangelical, today, what the Bible says about abortion and they will insist that this is what it says. (Many don't actually believe this, but they know it is — …

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Bible classes in public schools are getting a big push from Christian conservatives — and it’s working – The Washington Post

Those behind the legislative effort known as Project Blitz say Bible instruction is part of a good education. Critics, which include many faith groups, accuse the backers of trying to enact a narrow Christian agenda — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/a-conservative-christian-group-is-pushing-bible-classes-in-public-schools-nationwide--and-its-working/2019/05/08/f3bb490e-39e8-11e9-a06c-3ec8ed509d15_story.html It's possible to teach about the Bible in public schools in a constitutionally permissible way, but …

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The plot against America: Inside the Christian right plan to “remodel” the nation | Salon.com

Religious right's blueprint for theocratic state laws keeps creeping forward. Is the left ready to fight? — Read on http://www.salon.com/2019/04/13/the-plot-against-america-inside-the-christian-right-plan-to-remodel-the-nation/

FACT CHECK: Did Billy Graham Warn Against Mixing Religion and Politics?

The evangelical leader said in a 1981 profile that people in his position "can't be closely identified with any particular party or person." — Read on http://www.snopes.com/fact-check/did-billy-graham-warn-against-mixing-religion-and-politics/ __________________________________ I'm so damned tired of people recycling this trope. The (well-documented) religious right crusade to take over the #GOP began in the early 1980s. Conservative icon Barry …

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Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2017/05/11/between-trump-and-putin-the-right-wing-international-a-crisis-of-democracy-and-the-future-of-the-european-union/