Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Written by Don Byrd The recently passed Florida budget contains a $654,000 grant for the improved safety of Jewish schools, following a recent increase in targeted threats and incidents of anti-Semitism. The taxpayer funds would be used to protect thousands of Jewish...
Are Our Churches Secular Now, Too?

Are Our Churches Secular Now, Too?

Written by Don Byrd In 2007, a federal court in Utah concluded, remarkably, that memorial crosses erected by the state highway patrol association on taxpayer land are not a violation of the separation of church and state because, as the court viewed it, a cross is not...