Should Nonbelievers Challenge Inaugural Oath and Invocation?

December 31, 2008

Should atheists and nonbelievers sue to prevent the inaugural benediction and the use of the words "so help me God" when Barack Obama takes the oath of office on January 20th?    According to Michael Newdow’s website , more than two-dozen individuals and organizations – including …

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Evangelical Lobbyist Resigns Amid Civil Unions Flap

December 19, 2008

Proponents of the popular   religion-as-guardian-of-civil rights narrative have some rethinking to do.   According to the     New York Times   , Richard Cizik, the longtime Washington lobbyist for the National Association of Evangelicals, has resigned after revealing his support for …

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