Category Archives: First Amendment

Missouri Ethics Laws Or The Lack Thereof

Two weeks ago our legislators got together for their annual veto session. This is an important part of the state legislature’s business; to attempt to override the governor’s healthcare defunding. To say that they failed would be an understatement. But … Continue reading

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Growing Christian Intolerance

The headline told the entire story: “Atheist Receives Death Threats After Ten Commandments Decision.” The story itself is quite simple. An atheist family, with the support and assistance of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, successfully filed suit against a Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Religious Discrimination

Jan. 30, 2017 –  Ian Lustick, professor of comparative politics and political science at the University of Pennsylvania and author of “Trapped in the War on Terror,” told On Point host Tom Ashbrook Monday that President Trump’s executive order concerning … Continue reading

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Protecting the First Amendment

It sounds like an episode of a game show. The 535 men and women of the United States Congress were surveyed by the Pew Trust. 92 percent claimed to be Christians as compared with 73 percent of the country. Add that … Continue reading

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Woman Arrested for Ripping Satanist Display

On December 4, Satanists Display in Florida Capitol was published in InkandVoice in support of the Satanists display in the Florida capitol building and extolling the separation of church and state. It did not take long before a woman tried … Continue reading

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The Clobber Passages Almost Ready for Release

I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Finally, I am my last legs of my third book, The Clobber Passages: The biblical arguments against homosexuality in the United States. If I edit it much more, I … Continue reading

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Satanists Display in Florida Capitol

It’s official. The red state of Florida is allowing the Satanists to have a display in the state capitol rotunda in Tallahassee. According to Americans United for Separation of Church and State, the rotunda in the capitol was designated as … Continue reading

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Drawing the line on religious practices in schools

Reprinted with the permission of the Columbia Missourian. Originally posted on wednesday, October 22, 2014. Oct. 16 was “Bring Your Bible to School Day,” as declared by the Alliance Defending Freedom, formerly Alliance Defense Fund. If you noticed, there was no uproar from … Continue reading

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Justice Antonin Scalia is Wrong – We do Have Freedom From Religion.

I know where Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is coming from. I know his conservative leanings and his religious fervor. I know that his mind is set on certain issues. But to hear him talk about the separation of church … Continue reading

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Greece v. Galloway was a bad call

So says the bumper sticker on the back of an oversized Ford F-150, complete with other conservative statements ridiculing the government. Of course this truck also features a Texas license plate and a set of horns attached to its over … Continue reading

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