Andy Kopsa

Off The Record: On Religion, Politics & Equality

Guest Blogger: Julie Tarp on God & reproductive rights in Oklahoma

This is the first post in what I hope will be a series of guest bloggers from around the internet.  In an effort to be all places at once, I … Continue reading

March 12, 2010 · 2 Comments

Child protection bill passes house, some Republicans balk

What congressman wouldn’t vote for a bill called the Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act (HR 4247)?  No one of course, right?  But handful of Republicans not only voted … Continue reading

March 8, 2010 · 9 Comments

David Barton and the Miseducation of Texas

It is no secret to those who have read my past posts that I loath David Barton, founder of the Christian revisionist history ministry Wallbuilders. I have know that Mr. … Continue reading

January 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

The Family, Rachel Maddow and Wallbuilders

After watching Rachel Maddow interview with Bob Hunter, member of The Family, I decided to repost a piece I wrote last month.  A fundamentalist Christian friend and I have an ongoing debate … Continue reading

January 6, 2010 · 2 Comments

Ireland’s Blasphemy Law – I would like to think this would never happen here…

Atheist Ireland has been slapped with a $35,800 fine for violating blasphemy laws.  The group was sited after publishing anti-religion quotes by such luminaries as The Pope, Jesus, Muhammad, and … Continue reading

January 2, 2010 · Leave a comment

Why do Christians need congress to justify their belief?

Another great bill left in committee so far this session is H. RES. 397 the summary of which follows: Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) affirms the rich spiritual … Continue reading

December 31, 2009 · Leave a comment

No Atheists Allowed

I just saw a news piece on a North Carolina city councilman who has come under fire recently due to his, well, exercising his religious freedom, to be an Atheist. … Continue reading

December 15, 2009 · 1 Comment

Wall Builders, Schmall Builders

Today’s creepy far right-wing constitutional revisionist website is http://www.wallbuilders.com. Um. Seriously. Click it. You have to read some of this stuff. I plan on regularly checking in with the Wall Builders to see how their wall is coming along. I realize I am a bit late to the Wallbuilder’s party, as David Barton was hired by the RNC in 2004 to help motivate from the pulpit, and has been roaming freely in Texas long before that.

December 13, 2009 · 8 Comments
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