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What's New? September, 2006

Museum Field Trip Deemed Too Revealing, New York Times, September 30, 2006

Deconstructing The Constitution, One Clause At A Time, DailyKos, September 30, 2006

The Pizza-man Delivers; the Thomas More Law Center, Talk To Action, September 30, 2006

Christian Right Avoidance Of GOP's '$ From Abortion and Sex-Slavery' Scandal Fuels Dem. Attack Ads, Talk To Action, September 30, 2006

Secretive "Exclusive Brethren" Scandal Assumes Global Dimensions, Talk To Action, September 29, 2006

Religious-Right Voter Guides Facing Challenge From Left, Washington Post, September 29, 2006

Politicizing Churches : Full Court Press, Talk To Action, September 28, 2006

Danforth Warns of Christian Right but Says Tide Will Turn, Washington Post, September 28, 2007

Fundamentalist Camp Trains God's Little Army, Alternet, September 28, 2006:

Deadly Inspiration in the Book of Revelation Fresh Air from WHYY, September 28, 2006:

In his new book A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization , Jonathan Kirsch writes about how the Book of Revelation has stirred some dangerous men and women to act out their own private apocalypses.

House Passes Measure on Religion Suits, Washington Post, September 27, 2006

Mr. Stripper Is in Trouble (the court stripper that is), Talk To Action, September 27, 2006

House Passes Teen Endangerment Act; Intrusive Law Puts Teens' Health and Safety at Risk, Planned Parenthood, September 27, 2006

With the Party of Dobson, Max Blumenthal, The Nation, September 27, 2006

Christian Zionist leader Hagee depicts Jews as Christ killers, JewsOnFirst, September 26, 2006

House Passes Fee-Stripping Bill, Americans United, September 26, 2006

The U.S. House of Representatives in full political mode approved a seriously flawed bill aimed at stopping citizens from challenging in court government-sponsored religious activities, says Americans United for Separation of Church and State.

Americans United Warns VA To Recognize Wiccans' Rights Or Face Litigation, September 26, 2006

Trojan Donkey, Talk To Action, September 26, 2006:

The 95-10 Initiative is becoming legislation in the U.S. House!

 Why should such a compassionate program have had to wait so long for a sponsor?

Maybe it's because 95-10 calls for preventing pregnancy, but mentions contraception only in regard to failure rates -- anti-choice dog whistle code for "abstinence-only."  Maybe it's because 95-10 also calls for the imposition of repressive legislation upon every physician in the country. Maybe it's because 95-10 mandates federal funding for a nationwide network to funnel unsuspecting women seeking information about abortion into crisis pregnancy center "ministries."

URGENT: House of Representatives will Vote on Bill THIS TUESDAY to Bar Awards of Attorneys Fees in ALL Establishment Clause Cases
Protect Religious Liberty and Oppose H.R. 2679, Americans United Action Alert, September 25, 2006

US Senator Inhofe Claims Global Warming is a UN Conspiracy, Talk To Action, September 25, 2006

New Front in the Culture War: Gay Rights to be Sacrificed on the Altar of the Mid-Term Elections, Talk To Action, September 25, 2006

Christian Conservatives Look to Re-energize Base, New York Times, September 25, 2006

Intelligent Design in Ohio and Michigan, Talk To Action, September 24, 2006

Falwell Says Faithful Fear Clinton More Than Devil, Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2006

This Week is Banned Books Week, Talk To Action, September 24, 2006

Blogging From The "2006 Value Voters Summit" Talk To Action, September 22, 2006

'Values Voter Summit' Supports GOP, Americans United, September 22, 2006

I.R.S. Inquiry Into Sermon Is Challenged by Church, New York Times, September 22, 2006

Jesus Camp, The Revealer, September 21, 2006

Which Values?: A New Survey Redefines The 'Values Voter', Wall of Separation, September 21, 2006

Unneeded and Divisive Let us pray that Congress stops meddling with military chaplains, Washington Post, September 21, 2006

IRS: Dobson gets a pass while All Saints gets the shaft, Dailykos, September 21, 2006

Secret Int'l Antiabortion Political Training Institute in the U.S. Talk To Action, September 21, 2006

Compassionate Conservative?  Phil Heimlich Gets Personal and Nasty, Cincinati Beacon, September 21, 2006 (See Regional Apologetics Ministry Exposing Phil Heimlich, Cincinati Beacon, August 31, 2006)

Full Text Of The Leaked Kline Memo, Talk To Action, September 21, 2006

Establishment Clause Adult Attention Deficit Disorder, Talk To Action, September 20, 2006

The Theocons, Talk To Action, September 20, 2006

Proposal on Military Chaplains and Prayer Holds Up Bill, The New York Times, September 19, 2006

Lone Star Lapse: Texas Bible Classes Flunk The Test, The Wall of Separation, September 19, 2006

FBI Ignores Antiabortion Terrorism ... On 9/11, Talk To Action, September 19, 2006

Jesus Camp: "We're training to become God's soldiers on Earth." Watch the trailer for the new documentary from Magnolia Pictures about a camp where the kids are trained to be "warriors" for a fundamentalist takeover of America.

The World According to Tim LaHaye: Chapter Eight - The Age Old Conspiracy, Talk To Action, September 18, 2006

"God's Po l i t ics - t he B l og."    A new blog by beliefnet and Sojourner's, featuring Jim Wallis

Pastor John Hagee on Christian Zionism, NPR Fresh Air, September 18, 2006

Gershom Gorenberg on Christian Zionism, NPR Fresh Air, September 18, 2006

Max Blumenthal on Christian Zionism, NPR Fresh Air, September 18, 2006

Danforth Says He is No Longer Obtuse about the Christian Right, Talk To Action, September 18, 2006

House Considers Changes to Church-and-State Suits, NPR Morning Edition, September 18, 2006

I.R.S. Eyes Religious Groups as More Enter Election Fray, New York Times, September 18, 2006

Focus On The Family's Government Subsized Partisan Diatribe, Talk To Action, September 18, 2006

Kansas Attorney General writes orders for a reelection campaign operation "in each church" Jews On First, September 17, 2006

Bush Global Warming U-Turn Leaves Anti-Environmentalist Christian Right Out On A Limb? Talk To Action, September 17, 2006

Texas Bible courses: Turning public schools into the local church, Inside the First Amendment, September 17, 2006

A Bad Amendment Even if you oppose gay marriage, Virginia's ban would go too far. Washington Post, September 17, 2006

God And Politics In America: What The Baylor Researchers Found. Wall of Separation, September 15, 2006

Anti-Abortion Group Loses Tax Exemption, New York Times, September 15, 2006

"Bomb Mecca", a "Catholic Plot", a Neo-Confederate Rally: Tom Tancredo, Talk To Action, September 15, 2006

Nevada Officials Grant Memorial Marker To Wiccan Soldier, Americans United, September 14, 2006

H.R. 2679, The "Christian Supremacy Act", To Hit House Floor, Dailykos, September 14, 2006

Focus on the Family and tax-form hanky-panky, Talk To Action, September 14, 2006

IRS to Operation Rescue West: "You're Punked!" Talk To Action, September 14, 2006

Lawsuit Challenges Use of Federal Aid for Bible-Based Counseling, New York Times, September 13, 2006

Bible study "literature" and "history" courses, Jews On First, September 13, 2006

A pattern appears to be developing in some states' efforts to establish high school Bible courses: The proponents try to create or legislate courses while avoiding a nonsectarian text approved by moderate (and Jewish) organizations.

Security Analysis of the Diebold AccuVote-TS Voting Machine, Center for Information Technology Policy, Princeton University

Princeton security researchers have taken apart one of Diebold's voting machines and done a thorough security analysis of its workings. They showed that they could easily install software on the machine that would allow an attacker to steal votes from one candidate and give them to another -- they showed that this would be undetectable, and easily done. They've published a paper and video showing how this could be done.

Bush Tells Group He Sees a 'Third Awakening' Washington Post, September 13, 2006

"Public Expression Of Religion Act" To Reach House Floor Next Week? Talk To Action, September 13, 2006

Scientists question deletions, The Akron Beacon Journal, September 13, 2006

Regarding the Holy Vote, Talk To Action, September 13, 2006

Federal Funding Of 'Bible-Based' Marriage Program Violates Constitution, Americans United, September 12, 2006

The Death Of Religious Liberty?: Greatly Exaggerated, The Wall of Separation, September 12, 2006

Does God Want You To Be Rich? A growing number of Protestant evangelists raise a joyful Yes! But the idea is poison to other, more mainstream pastors, Time Magazine, September 10, 2006

Episcopal Church Leaders Discuss Differences, NPR's Morning Edition, September 11, 2006

Paul Weyrich's Teaching Manual For The New Progressive Movement, Talk To Action, September 9, 2006

The Road to Theocratic Serfdom, Talk To Action, September 9, 2006

"Path To 9-11" Backer Is Parsley's $10 Million Partner, Talk To Action, September 9, 2006

Discover the Secret Right-Wing Network Behind ABC's 9/11 Deception, Max Blumenthal at the Huffington Post, September 8, 2006

How Would Jesus Vote? Talk To Action, September 7, 2006 -- An update on the Christian Coalition

Creationists Plan "Sneak" Monday Attack On Ohio School Science Curriculum, Talk To Action, September 7, 2006

House Committee Passes Bill Cutting Off Attorneys' Fees In Church-State Cases, Americans United, September 7, 2006

Rios Montt And Guatemalan Genocide: When The Righteous Rule? Wall of Separation, September 07, 2006

Author Sees Science, Religion Saving Environment, Reuters, September 5, 2006

Hawaiian Punch: School Prayer Isn't So Great When It's Someone Else's Prayer, Wall of Separation, September 5, 2006

Nobojo - A look inside the wacky world of fundamentalist Bob Jones University

Schwarz: 'Right-wing intimidators' driving moderates out of GOP, Detroit News, September 4, 2006:

Schwarz, who at 68 hasn't ruled out running for elective office in the future, said, "There are people out there who believe that this country should be a theocracy."

Religious Revival and the Politics of Nunavut, Talk To Action, September 4, 2006

Bush Declares Eco-Whistleblower Law Void for EPA Employees
Stealth Repeal of Clean Water Act Protections by Invoking "Sovereign Immunity," Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, September 4, 2006 -- Since the Religious Right gained majorities in both houses of Congress and won the White House, there has been a virtual war on the environment.

The Catholic Right: John Allen's Sins of Omission (Ninth in a Series), Talk To Action, September 3, 2006

Class Struggle: Orthodox Instruction In Russian Schools Sparks Controversy, Wall of Separation, September 1, 2006

Left Behind Game Demo released, complete with spyware, dailykos, September 1, 2006

Bush Pushes Nuclear Weapons Development in US, Truthout, September 1, 2006

  In the face of increased Congressional opposition to US nuclear weapons development, the Bush administration appears to be making an end run around governmental checks and balances.

Perfect Storm for the Poor, Washington Post, September 1, 2006 (This is related to the Religious Right legislative agenda)


Last updated: September-2006