Posts Tagged ‘Jay Sekulow’

American Center for Law and Justice, Freedom of Religion, Religious Right Research

Yesterday, New York City’s Landmarks Preservation Commission voted unanimously to allow construction of an Islamic center in lower Manhattan. Immediately after the vote, TV preacher Pat Robertson’s American Center for Law and Justice announced that it would file suit to block the move.

Why is an organization that purports to promote religious freedom suing to stop construction […] Read More

American Center for Law and Justice, Christian Reconstructionists, Jay Sekulow, Pat Robertson, Religious Right Research

TV preacher Pat Robertson and other Religious Right leaders have long been interested in the continent of Africa. They seem to believe that they can find a country there to serve as a laboratory for their misguided social agenda – as well as plunder any wealth the area may have.

It reeks of the worst form of old-style colonialism.

Most […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religion and politics, Religious Right Research

Last night, Americans United celebrated a decision by a U.S. district court judge who ruled the congressionally mandated National Day of Prayer was unconstitutional.

The Rev. Barry W. Lynn, AU’s executive director, hailed the decision as a “tremendous victory for religious liberty. Congress has no business telling Americans when or how to pray.”

But several Religious Right leaders […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, In the Courts

Today several Americans United staff members and I walked three blocks from our office to the U.S. Supreme Court to listen to oral arguments in the Ten Commandments case, Pleasant Grove City v. Summum. Americans United has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of neither the city nor the Summum religion, but rather to protect the separation […] Read More

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