Listen up, IRS: Leave pastors & their sermons alone

CHRIS WOODWARD, ONE NEWS NOW A new poll of 1,000 pastors finds a majority of them want Congress to stay out of their pulpits. For 60-plus years, a law called the Johnson Amendment has barred churches and other non-profit organizations from endorsing political candidates or otherwise intervening in elections. It’s time for that to change, […]

Jerry Brown Vetoes a Bill to Curtail Religious Liberty, and the Left Reacts

MARGOT CLEVELAND, NATIONAL REVIEW The legislature defined ministerial exception narrowly. Supreme Court precedent contradicted it. A feud between California’s Democratic governor, Jerry Brown, and liberal state legislators and abortion-rights activists has exposed the depth of the extreme Left’s disdain for religious liberty. The dispute made headlines earlier this week, following Governor Brown’s Sunday-night veto of […]

Texans, Stop Racist, Divisive, Militant Curriculum from Indoctrinating Our Students

DONNA GARNER, EDUCATION POLICY COMMENTATOR UPDATE: At the September 2017 Texas State Board of Education meeting, only one publisher, Tony Diaz, submitted a text to be adopted for Mexican-American Studies (MAS) to be used in our Texas public schools, Grades 9 – 12. Almost a year ago at the Nov. 2016, Cynthia Dunbar, who is […]

AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

RACHEL ZOLL, ERIC TUCKER & SADIE GURMAN, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — In an order that undercuts protections for LGBT people, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive to agencies Friday to do as much as possible to accommodate those who say their religious freedoms are being violated. The guidance, an attempt to deliver […]

Las Vegas shooter was not a professional gambler but a gambling machine addict

LES BERNAL, STOP PREDATORY GAMBLING Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had a serious gambling machine addiction. Read the latest New York Times story on his gambling behavior. Electronic gambling machines were at the center of his life. Yet news coverage continues to use terms like “professional gambler” when describing Paddock.  He was not a professional gambler. No professional gambler […]