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WITCHCRAFT NOT WELCOME, County Can Ban Wiccan From Giving Invocation, 4th Circuit Says, ABA Journal, April 29, 2005

Americans United Praises Federal Court's Decision In 'Faith-Based' Prison Program, Americans United, April 29, 2005

House Passes Bill Tightening Parental Rule for Abortions, New York Times, April 28, 2005

Americans United Report Details Instances Of Religious Favoritism At U.S. Air Force Academy, Americans United, April 28, 2005

Gore Cautions on Ending Filibusters, Washington Post, April 28, 2005

Whose nation under God? Boston Globe, April 27, 2005

The Battle over Birth Control, Salon, April 27, 2005

Jesus Was No GOP Lobbyist, LA Times, April 26, 2005

Justice Sunday Preachers (and white supremacists), The Nation, April 26, 2005

Alabama Bill Targets Gay Authors, CBS News, April 26, 2005

"There is a Progressive Movement Aborning," Frederick Clarkson blog, April 26, 2005

The Disappearing Wall, New York Times, April 26, 2005

A Deadly Culture of Life, Truthout, April 26, 2005

American's United for Separation of Church and State obtained a recording of Senator Frist's and Tom DeLay's comments made during a closed-door Washington briefing held by the Family Research Council on March 17-18. To listen to the recordings, click here.

Part IV: Pie in the Sky, Truthout, April 26, 2004

Federal Judicial nominee Janice Rogers Brown and the "culture wars." Americans United for Separation of Church and State, April 26, 2005

Sex As A Weapon, Jeff Sharlet,, April 25, 2005

Christians Square Off over Battle for Judiciary, Chicago Tribune, April 25, 2005

The Right's Siege Mentality,, April 25, 2005

A High-Tech Lynching in Prime Time, New York Times, April 24, 2005

Constitution, Not Religion, Under Attack, The Louisville Courier-Journal, April 24, 2005

Holy War Sunday, The Lousiville Courier-Journal, April 24, 2005

The Future of Eco-Evangelism, Alternet, April 23, 2005

Doctors Are Warned on Fetus Care, Washington Post, April 23, 2005

A Texas-Sized Problem, The American Prospect, May 6, 2005

Senate GOP Sets Up Filibuster Showdown, Washington Post, April 22, 2005

On Ten Commandments bill, Christian Right has it wrong, Christian Science Monitor, April 21, 2005

BUSH'S MOST RADICAL PLAN YET, Rolling Stone, April 21, 2005

Senator calls group's political tactics over judges 'un-Christian,' Rocky Mountain News, April 21, 2005

Sen. Mark Pryor lashed out Wednesday at the Christian evangelicals who have joined the attack on Democratic filibusters of President Bushs judicial nominees. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, April 21, 2005

The Real Assault On The Church, Liberal Oasis, April 21, 2005

 US Accused of Trying to Block Abortion Pills, Guardian UK, April 21, 2005

Psst ... Justice Scalia ... You Know, You're an Activist Judge, Too, New York Times, April 19, 2005

Pharmacies Balk on After-Sex Pill and Widen Fight in Many States, New York Times, April 19, 2005

On April 17, 2005, the New York Times published an article about the Constitution in Exile judicial movement. The movement's judicial philosophy is echoed by the Texas GOP Platform and the God-given rights of property owners explained in the dominionist textbook America's Providential History.

Bill Frist's Religious War, New York Times, April 16, 2005

Frist Accused of Exploiting Religion Issue, New York Times, April 16, 2005

Frist to Participate in Anti-Filibuster Telecast, Washington Post, April 16, 2005

Frist Set to Use Religious Stage on Judicial Issue, New York Times, April 15, 2005

Social Justice Sunday, DailyKos, April 15, 2005

Frist Likely to Push for Ban on Filibusters, Washington Post, April 15, 2005

America's Religious Right - Saints or Subversives? TruthOut, April 15, 2005

Give Democracy Its Due, Washington Post, April 15, 2005

Indecency Wars, Salon, April 14, 2005

Bringing the Case against Judges, Christian Science Monitor, April 13, 2005

Martyrs and Pestles, Should pharmacists be allowed to refuse to dispense birth control? Slate, April 13, 2005

In Contempt of Courts, The Nation, April 11, 2005

In Theocracy They Trust, Salon, April 11, 2005

A Culture of Death, Not Life, New York Times, April 10, 2005

And the Verdict on Justice Kennedy Is: Guilty, Washington Post, April 9, 2005

Suspect (Army of God) in Blast at '96 Olympics to Plead Guilty, New York Times, April 9, 2005

Congress Fetches for the Gun Lobby, The New York Times, April 9, 2005 (The theocratic right opposes any form of gun control.)

The Crusaders: Christian evangelicals are plotting to remake America in their own image, Rolling Stone, April 7, 2005

Democrats Block Nomination Over Morning-After Pill, New York Times, April 7, 2005

The Lure of Christian Nationalism, TruthOut, April 6, 2005

The Judges Made Them Do It, New York Times, April 6, 2005

Many wary of GOP's moral agenda, USA Today, April 6, 2005

Attacking a Free Judiciary, New York Times, April 5, 2005

Post-Schiavo Questions Await Congress's GOP Leaders, Washington Post, April 5, 2005

Moral Judgments on Birth Control Endangering Women's Lives, The Seattle Post-Intelligencer April 5, 2005

An Academic Question, Krugman, New York Times, April 5, 2005

The Culture of Life Top Ten, Alternet, April 4, 2005

Christian Coalition is holding a conference on April 7 about the "Judicial War on Faith." To see flyer, click here.

An April Fools, I assume, from the Editors of Scientific American, but too close to today's reality for comfort. Okay, We Give Up , April, 2005

Moralists at the Pharmacy, New York Times, April 3, 2005

Illinois Pharmacies Ordered to Provide Birth Control, New York Times, April 2, 2005

DeLay Wants Panel to Review Role of Courts, Washington Post, April 2, 2005

Paul Weyrich's response to Senator John Danforth's letter. (Paul Weyrich is one of the most influential leaders of the theocratic right.)

Religious Charities in 10 States Get $1B, Yahoo News, April 1, 2005

Even Death Does Not Quiet Harsh Political Fight, New York Times, April 1, 2005

GOP Goes on Judicial Offensive, Fox News, April 1, 2005


Last updated: April- 2005