The Declaration of Independence and the American Creed
David Azerrad, Public Discourse
The Declaration of Independence contains the clearest, most concise, and most eloquent articulation of the American creed: a political definition of man in two axioms, and three corollary propositions on government.
When it comes to God and country, white evangelicals report the most intense patriotic feelings in a new poll, with more than two-thirds (68 percent) saying they are extremely proud to be an American.
Department of Justice defunds youth group for mentioning God
Alexander Griswold, Juicy Ecumenism
At least one chapter of the Young Marines in Bossier Parish, Louisiana has been defunded by the Justice Department’s Office of Civil Rights. The decision to remove $30,000 in funding came after the chapter’s sponsor, Sheriff Julian Whittington, refused to sign a pledge forbidding voluntary prayer or any mention of God at their meetings.
Three Reasons Freedom of Religion Matters
Tom Gilson, Thinking Christian
Freedom of religion differs from other freedoms in at least three fundamental aspects.