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Christian Nationalists Are Excited About What Comes Next
The shape of the Christian nationalist movement in the post-Roe future is coming into view, and it should terrify anyone concerned for the future of constitutional democracy.
Why Was a Catholic Hospital Willing to Gamble With My Life?
More than 20 states are poised to ban or severely restrict abortion if the Supreme Court decides to overturn or undermine Roe v. Wade this year....
Christian Nationalism Is One of Trump’s Most Powerful Weapons
The most serious attempt to overthrow the American constitutional system since the Civil War would not have been feasible without the influence of America’s Christian nationalist movement. One year later, the movement seems to have learned a lesson: If it tries harder next time, it may well succeed in making the promise of American democracy a relic of the past.
The Roots of Josh Hawley’s Rage
Why do so many Republicans appear to be at war with both truth and democracy?
Trump or No Trump, Religious Authoritarianism Is Here to Stay
Their unlikely ally may have lost the White House, but Christian nationalists still plan to win the war.
The Religious Right’s Hostility to Science is Crippling Our Coronavirus Response
Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies.
Don’t Let Trump Pay Back Evangelicals Like This
New rules promulgated by his administration to advance ‘religious freedom’ will actually restrict it.
Bill Barr Thinks America Is Going to Hell
Why would a seemingly respectable, semiretired lion of the Washington establishment undermine the institutions he is sworn to uphold, incinerate his own reputation, and appear to willfully misrepresent the reports of special prosecutors and inspectors general, all to defend one of the most lawless and corrupt presidents in American history?
Why Trump Reigns as King Cyrus
The Christian right doesn’t like the president only for his judges. They like his style.
Every Other Terrible Thing About Roy Moore
Before we say goodbye to Roy Moore — I’m being optimistic here — let’s remember what this is all about. Yes, we’ve learned that a sizable contingent of voters will favor a sexual predator over a Democrat. But we already knew that from the 2016 presidential election.
God’s Red Army
The Republican Party hopes to beat back the Democrats on Tuesday with a big push from the Christian right.
Whose Religious Liberty Is It Anyway?
At his confirmation hearings, Brett Kavanaugh said just what religious conservatives — and Christian nationalists — wanted to hear.
What Was Maria Butina Doing at the National Prayer Breakfast?
America’s Christian nationalists have been finding common cause with the Russian government for a while now.
The Christian Right Adopts a 50-State Strategy
If you want to understand American politics today, starting with the prospects for the 2018 midterm elections, you need to know Jim Domen. By the time he was in middle school, Mr. Domen knew he was different. His attraction to boys confused him. He knew it would shock his parents, born-again Christians.
A Christian Nationalist Blitz
America’s Christian nationalists have a new plan for advancing their legislative goals in state capitols across the country. Its stated aim is to promote “religious freedom.” Not shy, they call it “Project Blitz.”
When Is a Church Not a Church?
Now that tax day is upon us, consider that through the miracle of tax breaks some of your tax dollars will effectively be going to support groups that finance campaigns against same-sex marriage and gun safety.
The Museum of the Bible Is a Safe Space for Christian Nationalists
Looking at it, you’d think that the Museum of the Bible was, in fact, a museum. But the organizers of Revolution 2017, a recent gathering at the museum featuring speakers who intend to “transform nations” by “igniting a holy reformation in every sphere of society,” know better.
What the ‘Government Schools’ Critics Really Mean
Betsy DeVos and God’s Plan for Schools
Ted Cruz and the Anti-Gay Pastor