Avoiding Breaches in Wall of Church-State Separation

Avoiding Breaches in Wall of Church-State Separation

Georgia’s recent election of a prominent pastor to serve in the U.S. Senate has prompted some reflection on our time-honored and carefully maintained principle of the “separation of church and state.” The reported intention of Raphael Warnock to continue to serve as...
3 Ways Trump Undermines Separation of Church and State

3 Ways Trump Undermines Separation of Church and State

An amendment to the tax code was introduced by then Senator and Democratic Minority Leader Lyndon B. Johnson in 1954. This legislation prohibited nonprofit organizations from involvement in partisan politics at the risk of losing their tax-exempt status. When adopted...
The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

The Day Democracy Teetered on Tyranny’s Brink

Democracy teetered on the brink of collapse on June 1. Responding to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of police a week earlier, thousands of citizens marched demanding justice. They declared that Black Lives Matter and advocated for a...