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Hillary Clinton Comes Out For Gay Marriage

Hillary Clinton Comes Out For Gay Marriage | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her support for gay marriage Monday, putting her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates on a social issue that is rapidly gaining public approval.
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Nonbelievers seek to take God off currency - Freedom From Religion Foundation

Nonbelievers seek to take God off currency - Freedom From Religion Foundation | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The Freedom From Religion Foundation, along with 19 other plaintiffs, is suing the U.S. Treasury for stamping "In God We Trust" on currency. Honorary...
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World Religion News, Religious Views, Spirituality - HuffPost Religion

World Religion News, Religious Views, Spirituality - HuffPost Religion | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Follow religion in the news, read commentary from top spiritual leaders and grow spiritually thru scripture, prayers and rituals from world religions.
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Urge President Obama to speak up for nonbelievers and gays in BSA - Freedom From Religion Foundation

Urge President Obama to speak up for nonbelievers and gays in BSA - Freedom From Religion Foundation | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Email or phone the President today urging him as honorary president of Boy Scouts of America to support inclusion of gay and nonreligious members, vol...
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Senator Asks For Proof Of Evolution, Discovers He Doesn't Actually Understand What It Is

Senator Asks For Proof Of Evolution, Discovers He Doesn't Actually Understand What It Is | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
I don't think that word means what you think it means.
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Mormons (But Not Mitt) At The Inauguration

Mormons (But Not Mitt) At The Inauguration | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is sending Mormons to the inauguration, but the guest list doesn't include Mitt Romney.
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Gay marriage topless protest in front of pope

Gay marriage topless protest in front of pope | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Today we are here to protest against homophobia, said Inna Shevchenko Sunday, as she and three other women were escorted out of St. Peters Square on...
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Put God Back In Public Schools?

Put God Back In Public Schools? | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
The religious neutrality in our schools is, I would argue, one of our strengths. Teachers cannot inhibit or deride religion. But this does not mean that we've taken God out of public schools.
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Glenn Beck's Surprising Defense For Gay Marriage

Glenn Beck's Surprising Defense For Gay Marriage | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Glenn Beck has reiterated his surprisingly lenient stance on same-sex marriage in a new interview.
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One Million Moms Mad At Ellen DeGeneres... Again

One Million Moms Mad At Ellen DeGeneres... Again | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Conservative media watchdog group One Million Moms is angry about Ellen DeGeneres' new Christmas ad for J.C. Penney, NBC's "Today Show" reports.
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WATCH: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Fox News' 'War On Christmas'

WATCH: Jon Stewart Eviscerates Fox News' 'War On Christmas' | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Fox News' annual "War on Christmas" coverage may have become pretty predictable, but Jon Stewart's mockery of it stays fresh year after year.
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Mitt, Mormons, and the religious test that wasn’t

Mitt, Mormons, and the religious test that wasn’t | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Romney’s candidacy moved the U.S. closer to the First Amendment promise of full religious freedom, says senior scholar at the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center.
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Santorum: Obama wants 'Godless' America; passion is on the left

Santorum: Obama wants 'Godless' America; passion is on the left | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
  NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. -- Rick Santorum, the former Pennsylvania senator who very well may have been a Michigan primary win away from being the Republican nominee, gave a rousing defense of social values here at the Conservative Political Action...
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Christian Group Wants Parents to Call Their Kids Out of School on ‘Day of Silence’

Christian Group Wants Parents to Call Their Kids Out of School on ‘Day of Silence’ | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
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Sodom And Gomorrah Revisited

Sodom And Gomorrah Revisited | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Regardless of whether one is a literalist or a relativist, it seems to me that the true abomination lies in centuries of vilifying, criminalizing and persecuting a group of human beings in the name of religion.
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Perils and politics of inaugural prayers

Perils and politics of inaugural prayers | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Even the most universal “to-whom-it-may-concern” prayers leave out the millions of Americans who don’t pray at all.
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Losing my religion for equality

Losing my religion for equality | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Women and girls have been discriminated against for too long in a twisted interpretation of the word of God.
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Obama To Use Two Symbolic Bibles For Presidential Oath

Obama To Use Two Symbolic Bibles For Presidential Oath | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible but on two – one owned by Martin Luther King Jr.
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Huckabee Makes Outrageous Remarks After Massacre

Huckabee Makes Outrageous Remarks After Massacre | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee (R) weighed in on the massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn. on Friday, saying the crime was no surprise because we have "systematically removed God" from public schools.
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Scalia Defends His Writings About Homosexuality

Scalia Defends His Writings About Homosexuality | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
PRINCETON, N.J. -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday found himself defending his legal writings that some find offensive and anti-gay.
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In Christmas wars, it’s all or nothing

In Christmas wars, it’s all or nothing | Religion and Politics | Scoop.it
Atheists are employing a new strategy to challenge the presence of religion in the public square.
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