Posts Tagged ‘mayflower compact’

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

The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday did us all a favor by declining to hear a case from Haskell County, Okla., concerning the display of the Ten Commandments on public property.

The case, Haskell County Board of Commissioners v. James Green, stems from 2004, when the county‚Äôs Board of Commissioners voted to allow a local pastor to erect […] Read More

Church-State Milestones, Freedom of Religion, Jonathan Falwell, This Day in History

Note: This post is a re-publication of one that originally appeared on Thanksgiving Day 2007. Enjoy the holiday!

When you sit down to your Thanksgiving dinner today, do you plan to say grace?

If so, what religious tradition will the prayer come from? Will it be a blessing from the Jewish, Muslim or Hindu faiths? Will it be Catholic, Mormon […] Read More