Jay, I prayed today.  I forgot that this was National Day of Prayer.  I hope no members of Congress objected to me acting on my own and basically not giving one hoot what they thought about it.  Maybe I should have filed my prayer in advance to make sure John Boehner and Mitch McConnell thought…

Jay, I find your arguments regarding the National Day of Prayer decision highly unpersuasive, and quite frankly, wrong. First, our country does not have “a long history of recognizing the national day of prayer dating back to the late 1700’s,” as you claim. The National Day of Prayer was created by Congress less than 60…

Jay, I just heard some great news: a U.S. District Judge has ruled today that the congressional mandated National Day of Prayer is unconstitutional. I’m sure you have already read the decision, but Judge Barbara Crabb rightfully concluded that the sole purpose of federal law “is to encourage all citizens to engage in prayer, an…

Yesterday morning, I joined several religious leaders in criticizing The Family for its ties to David Bahati, a Ugandan legislator who is pushing the country’s oppressive anti-gay law that calls for the execution of gays and the imprisonment of those who promote homosexuality. The Family, also known as The Fellowship,  sponsors the National Prayer Breakfast,…

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