From the daily archives: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

The foundational ideal of religious freedom has been much lauded throughout American history, but like the ideal of equality, not much realized. It was less than 70 years ago the United States Supreme Court finally forbade states and cities from legislating overt religious dogma onto their citizens.

The fight for true freedom from religion continues, of course, as the efforts to establish religious tyranny have simply become slightly more covert. Sometime this month, SCOTUS will make a landmark decision on equality. And, natch, the American Reactionary Party, frustrated and hysterical as ever, has taken to pretending religious freedom is threatened by this.

So they’ve […]

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