The Politex Report #1232

Theocracy, Not Democracy: Trump's Christian Crusade Begins


The Johnson Amendment Explained, Trump Vows to ‘Destroy,’ Falwell Applauds. NYT

Trump said he’ll ‘totally destroy’ the Johnson Amendment. What is it and why should people care? WP

The Johnson Amendment, what it is and why Trump wants to abolish it.


Trump Would Corrupt the Pulpit: The law does not forbid supporting candidates, it forbids being paid for doing so.

The Repeal of the Johnson Amendment: How Trump Is Trying to Put More Money Into Politics - The Atlantic

Trump Vows to ‘Destroy’ Law Banning Political Activity by Churches. (Actually, the law doesn't do that.) NYT


Trump Attacks Separation Of Church And State With Vow To Totally Destroy Johnson Amendment. Politics USA

Trump wants to 'destroy' amendment key to separation of church and state - AOL News


Trump With a Tail: Pence pulls leash on schools and religion, Trump barks. Collins, NYT

Trump’s global gag rule on abortion info is even worse than it seemed. It targets global health in general. Slate


Trump Incites War on Gays, Vows to ‘Destroy’ Law Banning Political Activity by Churches. NYT

Why Indiana's Religious Freedom Law Is Such A Big Deal: Because Pence is now VP. # via @HuffPostPol

Indiana Religious Freedom Act Allows Private Businesses to Discriminate Against Employees Based on Sex Orientation.

Mike Pence’s Religious Freedom Law Continues To Hang Over Indiana | The Huffington Post


Back to Fake Diploma Mills? Evangelical Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead Trump higher education task force to kill Obama regulations NYT

Religious Univ. Prez Jerry Falwell Jr., To Lead Trump Task Force on Unregulated Higher-Ed Policy. CHED


Religious War: Trump's refugee policy divides religious leaders

Religious War: Trump says it's a travel ban. In Middle East, few are persuaded.

Trump's Religious War: Church-sponsored Syrian family denied US entry, devastating congregants.


The Politex Report #1231 - U.S. Theocracy: Theocrats Trump, Pence, Bannon Welcome deVos

Trump’s right-hand man Steve Bannon called for Christian holy war: Now he’s on the National Security Council. Salon

Suspect in Quebec mosque attack depicted as a Moroccan Muslim. He's a white nationalist.