Judge rejects atheists' 'so help me God' ban

by Drew Zahn -- Michael Newdow A federal judge in Washington, D.C, dismissed a case yesterday brought by Michael Newdow and the American Humanist Association seeking to ban prayer and the phrase more…

Eligibility bill hits Congress

by Drew Zahn -- U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Fla. A freshman representative has introduced a bill to the U.S. Congress that would require presidential candidates to provide a birth certificate and other more…

Churches outraged at state's interference

by Drew Zahn -- Following widespread outrage from Roman Catholics, Connecticut lawmakers have postponed a highly anticipated public hearing over a state law that would dictate how local parishes organize their governing more…

Is Snopes.com infallible?

by Drew Zahn -- Millions of Americans, including national leaders, who rely on the popular online hoax-buster Snopes.com as the ultimate authority in separating truth from fiction, may be surprised to learn more…

Can you survive economic crisis?

by Drew Zahn -- To some, the term "survivalist" conjures images of camouflage-clad men stockpiling freeze-dried food in a mountain cabin, but in the current economic crisis, the people quietly preparing to more…

Vaccine maker's snafu sparks pandemic scare

by Drew Zahn -- An Illinois-based vaccine manufacturer is being investigated after an experiment gone very wrong led scientists to discover the company had released a contaminated product feared capable of starting more…

Alan Keyes launches 'Liberty' blog

by Drew Zahn -- Alan Keyes Alan Keyes, a 2008 presidential candidate who now is a plaintiff in one of the many lawsuits seeking to verify whether Barack Obama qualifies under the more…

Bible club bullied for faith statement

by Drew Zahn -- A university in Ohio has threatened the future of a campus Bible organization for requiring voting members and office holders be Christian. According to Campus Bible Fellowship representative more…

Elementary blots out 'In God We Trust'

by Drew Zahn -- Student poster, before and after "In God We Trust" censored An elementary school in Tennessee, after successfully rebuffing an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit over religious expression on more…