Tag Archives: Church and state

  • America Declining Support of Christian State?

    Apr 8, 13 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *(Via Huffington Post) – Although the North Carolina House of Representatives killed a bill Thursday that would have paved the way for establishing an official state religion, a new national HuffPost/YouGov poll finds widespread support for doing so. The new survey finds that 34 percent of adults would favor establishing Christianity as the official state religion in their own […]

  • Abortion Mandate for Churches Approved

    Aug 3, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The Obama administration’s much-criticized abortion/contraceptive mandate went into effect Aug. 1, forcing businesses and religious organizations to carry insurance plans covering contraceptives that can cause chemical abortions, at no cost to the employee, reports the Baptist Press. It is not known how many businesses and religious organizations are impacted, and in fact, it is possible […]

  • San Diego Memorial Cross Against the Law

    Jan 7, 11 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *A cross perched atop San Diego’s Mount Soledad for nearly a century is unconstitutional and must be removed, according to a federal court ruling Tuesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments that the 43-foot cross should be preserved as a war memorial, ruling that it violated the California Constitution’s “no preference” clause […]

  • Questioning Christians on Law and Ethics

    May 3, 10 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *The U.S. Supreme Court will need the wisdom of Solomon as it navigates the case of Hastings vs. Martinez. At stake are questions of free speech in America and whether faith groups are being unduly targeted for discrimination. In 2004 Hastings College in San Francisco withdrew the Legal Christian Society’s right to be recognized as […]