Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Visitor Center’

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religion in Public Life, Religious Symbols on Public Property

Prodded by the Religious Right, some members of Congress have developed an unhealthy obsession over the displays in the U.S. Capitol Building.

You might recall the recent flap over the new Capitol Visitor Center (CVC). The CVC is a $621 million, state-of-the-art facility that helps visitors to the U.S. Capitol understand the history of the structure and how the federal […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religion in Public Life, Religious Right Research, Religious Symbols on Public Property

Religious Right extremists and their allies in Congress just won’t let up on their crusade to make the Capitol Visitors Center (CVC) a showcase of “Christian nation” propaganda.

In February, I wrote an article for Church & State about Religious Right attacks on the Capitol Visitor Center. Various groups assailed the new facility for not having enough religious content. […] Read More

Religious Right Research

Today Religious Right activists and their politician allies are all worked up about the Capitol Visitor Center, which is scheduled to open in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 2.

They are complaining that the Center, funded by more than $600 million in taxpayer dollars, is too secular and doesn’t display America’s “Christian heritage.” Apparently, they would rather push their own […] Read More