To many people — including the governor of Wisconsin, apparently — Barack Obama's faith is as much of a mystery as his college transcripts.
School administrators have to worry about a lot of things, including drugs or weapons kids might bring to school, but what concerns the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF) is the recent distribution of Bibles to fifth-grade students in multiple school districts in Oklahoma.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Catholic archbishop of New Orleans have managed to halt construction of a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in New Orleans.
Gallup’s annual Mood of the Nation poll conducted from January 5-8 indicated that only 34 percent of respondents are satisfied with “the nation’s policies regarding the abortion issue,” while 48 percent said they are not satisfied. The percentage indicating that they are satisfied is the lowest since Gallup first included it in its poll in 2001.
The Becket Fund has again defeated in court a move by the American Humanist Association to remove “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.