New Wave of Anti-Sharia Bills Betray Religious Freedom

John McGinnis Wall of Separation Most state legislative sessions are just starting up, yet we have already seen legislators introduce 13 bills in nine states that would prohibit the “application of foreign laws” in state courts. Now, on the surface, that ... Read »

The State Legislatures Are Back In Session, And We’re Ready!

Legislative Department Wall of Separation It’s January, which means state houses across the country are beginning to bustle. Legislators are coming back to the capitals to begin their sessions and governors are preparing their next moves. Georgia, Kentuck ... Read »

Dinosaurs And People Together: Beowulf Tells Me So!

Rob Boston Wall of Separation One can say many things about Beowulf, the Old English epic poem that dates between the 8th and 11th centuries: Its authorship is unknown, it’s an important part of the Western canon and it’s the bane of many a college freshm ... Read »

Here Are The Top Ten Church-State Stories From 2016

Rob Boston Wall of Separation In late December, you start seeing “Top Ten” lists for the year that was. So without further ado, here are the Top Ten Church-State Stories from 2016 (in my humble opinion, at least): Donald Trump elected president with stron ... Read »

Will Donald Trump Give Some Late Gifts To The Religious Right?

Liz Hayes Wall of Separation It hasn’t been a secret what members of the Religious Right sought under their Christmas trees this year, and voters playing the role of Santa Claus delivered: Donald Trump for president. Even though his own advisors have indi ... Read »