For many years Christians have waged a persistent and spirited war on Christmas. They have struggled, with significant success, to transform a holy day for people of faith into a secular holiday for all citizens of our nation to observe.
I recently stumbled upon Christian symbols in places where I wasn't expected to find them. Exhibit A The other day we bought a box of Lucky Charms cereal for our children. We rarely buy sugary cereal for the kids, but this day we did. I was fascinated to notice all the charms and symbols inContinue reading “Lawn Decor and Lucky Charms”
See You at the Pole risks turning the discipline of Christian prayer into a segregated rally that can unnecessarily divide the school community.
I just read Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's opinion regarding the constitutionality of religious displays on public ground during the holidays, including displays of Jesus (pdf document of opinion; Washington Post blogpost on the matter). The sad thing is this: displays of Jesus are allowed on public ground so long as such displays are "notContinue reading “Knick-Knack Jesus OK in VA”
In speeches over the past few months, President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have both used the phrase "freedom of worship," rather than the more common phrase "freedom of religion," found in the First Amendment. Some religious conservatives are raising concerns about what this change in terminology could mean for domestic and foreignContinue reading “Freedom of Religion vs. Freedom of Worship”