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What I Think About Evolution By SAM BROWNBACK, The New York Times, May 31, 2007

Steeplejacking: How the Christian Right is Hijacking Mainstream Religion -- Available Now! Talk To Action, May 31, 2007

More on Newt Gingrich's Theocrat of the Week Award-Winning Address, Talk To Action, May 29, 2007

Man On A Mission: Tom DeLay Says God Has Sent Him On A Crusade To Save The GOP, Wall of Separation, May 29, 2007

Bible showdown in Odessa could have Texas-sized impact, Inside The First Amendment, May 27, 2007

Theocrat of the Week - Newt Gingrich, Talk To Action, May 27, 2007

Showdown in Odessa
Teaching the Bible in Texas public schools, Washington Post, May 26, 2007

No High-Flying Evangelism: Air Force And Army Back Away From Christian Event, Wall of Separation, May 25, 2007

Al Gore Speaks Out On "An American Heresy" Talk To Action, May 24, 2007

Military Support For Evangelical Rally Raises Constitutional Issues, Americans United, May 24, 2007

Gingrich Cites 'Opportunity' To 'Convert All Of America' To Fundamentalism, Think Progress, May 21, 2007

"Biblical Views Wane" Says Evangelical Pollster, Talk To Action, May 21, 2007

Jilting Justice for Jesus, Talk To Action, May 21, 2007

Emphasis Shifts for New Breed of Evangelicals, New York Times, May 21, 2007

The Reverend Falwell's Heavenly Timing, New York Times, May 20, 2007

The "Values Action Team" and Bush's Veto Threat, Talk To Acion, May 20, 2007

Heavenly Fortune: Ex-President Bush Cashes In Again At Glitzy Moon Gala, Wall of Separation, May 18, 2007

Law & Error: Fred Thompson Misunderstands High Court's Church-State Rulings, Wall of Separation, May 17, 2007

The Religious Right After Falwell: Less Visible But More Powerful Than Ever, Americans United, May 17, 2007

Earmarks Infiltrate Faith-Based Funding in Record Amounts, Talk To Action, May 17, 2007

Falwell Is Gone... The Religious Right Is Alive & Kicking The Huffington Post, May 16, 2007

Harnessed The Political Power of Evangelicals, Washington Post, May 16, 2007 -- more on the legacy of the Reverend Jerry Falwell

No Theocracy Here: T.D. Jakes Takes On Christian Nation Claim, Wall of Separation, May 15, 2007

Remembering the Reverend Jerry Falwell, Talk To Action, May 15, 2007

Jerry Falwell.... Is.... Dead. But Don't Discount The Religious Right, Talk To Action, May 15, 2007

Bush met with Dobson and conservative Christian leaders to rally support, The Raw Story, May 14, 2007

Wildmon's AFA still cranky after all these years, Talk To Action, May 14, 2007

T.D. Jakes Seeks Leadership, Not Faith, in President, NPR's All Things Considered, May 14, 2007

"You have to be the president of the United States, which incorporates atheists, agnostics and all brands of faith," Jakes says. "And many, many Christians don't understand that. They see this as a Christian nation. But I don't see this as a theocracy. I see it as a democracy."

The Department of Defense -- Bringing Historical Revisionism to a High School Near You, Talk To Action, May 13, 2007

Is the Religious Right Finished? Yawn. Not Hardly, Talk To Action, May 11, 2007

Theocrat of the Week, Talk To Action, May 10, 2007

New Coalition of Christians Seeks Changes at Borders, New York Times, May 8, 2007

Appeals Court Affirms Right Of Public School To Stop Classroom Proselytism, Wall of Separation, May 8, 2007

Romney Reaches to the Christian Right, Washington Post, May 6, 2007

Washington Post Legitimizes "War on Christians" Talk To Action, May 6, 2007

A Split Emerges as Conservatives Discuss Darwin, New York Times, May 5, 2007

God Forbid, Crooks and Liars, May 5, 2007

Some PBS stations are reportedly set to air a three-part BBC series entitled " A Brief History of Disbelief " which seeks to "uncover[] the hidden story of atheism."

Not surprisingly, the Right doesn't like it at all:

Is There Disdain For Evangelicals In the Classroom? Washington Post, May 5, 2007 -- You have to read to the last sentence to understand the full picture. If you read this article superficially, it seems to support the claim often heard that evangelicals are discriminated against, but if you read the teacher's comments, it appears to be a bogus lawsuit.:

Kauffman, who stepped down as director of Missouri State's master of social work program, said he has been "vilified around the world" as anti-religious, when in fact he is a former assistant pastor and youth minister in the Assemblies of God, a Missouri-based Pentecostal denomination.

He said that all the students in his class voted to accept the letter-writing assignment as a lesson in political advocacy and that, contrary to the allegations in Brooker's lawsuit, he did not require them to sign or send their letters to state legislators.

"In the classroom I give equal time to everybody's views -- always have and always will," Kauffman said.

Romney: Pat Robertson 'Strengthens And Nurtures The Pillars Of Our Country' Think Progress, May 5, 2007

Christian leaders oppose bill on hate, Baltimore Sun, May 4, 2007

Hateful Lies: Religious Right Hysteria Fails to Kill Hate Crimes Bill, Wall of Separation, May 4, 2007

On the Evangelical Takeover of the U.S. Military, Talk To Action, May 4, 2007

As Evangelical Firebrand Hooks Up With Federations, Liberals Speak Out, The Jewish Daily Foreward, May 4, 2007

U.S. House Rejects Effort To Remove Civil Rights Protections From Head Start, Americans United, May 2, 2007

A Top Leader of the Southern Baptist Convention Endorsed Domestic Terrorism. Shouldn't That Be News? Talk To Action, May 2, 2007

At Six, Bush's Faith-Based Initiative Listing but Not Sunk, Talk To Action, May 1, 2007


Last updated: May-2007