January 20, 2009
From an atheist friend: "Thank God Obama included the non-believers."
From an evangelical friend, on Rick Warren apparently asking the Lord for forgiveness for his anti-gay bigotry: "I had to ask the Lord to forgive me laughing at Cheney in the wheelchair!"
Banking on evangelicals, Cruz misread the Republican base at a moment when Trump had memorized its contours and soft spots.
Conservatives have challenged the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate on the grounds that it tramples on their religious liberty, but a leading law professor argues that the lawsuit would undermine freedom of worship in the long run.
The Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case not only puts public-sector unions in danger, it risks opening a new chapter in the war over religion in public schools.
Sarah Posner's coverage of religion and politics has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Week, and many others.