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09 Feb
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The complicated history of ‘In God We Trust’ and other examples Trump gives of American religion

In his address to the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning, President Trump steered clear of policy and stuck instead to a spiritual theme: “America is a nation of believers,” he said. At his first address to the breakfast last ...

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09 Feb
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Louisiana School District Sued Over Litany of First Amendment Violations

Last October, a coalition of six different atheist groups sent a warning letter to Scott Smith, the superintendent of Louisiana’s Bossier Parish Schools. They were concerned that the District was taking a strong stance in violation of the First Amendment. For example, Smith ...

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09 Feb
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‘Faith is central to American life’: Those without faith feel excluded from Trump’s vision of America

The number of Americans professing no religious ties is growing, but President Trump reemphasized at the National Prayer Breakfast that faith is key to being an American. “Faith is central to American life and to liberty,” he said in a speech ...

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09 Feb
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Budget Bill Provision Would Let FEMA Rebuild Churches with Taxpayer Money

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, which would fund the government for two years while increasing military spending and doing nothing to solve our immigration impasse, has another aspect to it which shouldn’t be ignored. On page 49 of the bill, there’s an ...

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