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Sarah Posner

Sarah Posner is senior editor of Religion Dispatches, where she writes a blog about religion and politics. Follow her on Twitter.

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The Court’s ruling in Windsor v. United States strikes a powerful blow against the right-wing notion that Judeo-Christian morality justifies discrimination.

Obama bends over backwards to accommodate faith groups. It’s time for Democrats to champion separation of church and state instead.

Antigovernment zealots and biblical literalists are driving the race for 2012's Republican presidential nomination.

At the Iowa straw poll, Michele Bachmann—and Ron Paul—offered up the tough talk on the deficit, and on religion, that voters wanted.

For Iowa voters, Bachmann's Christian rhetoric, combined with staunch opposition to raising the debt ceiling, sealed the deal.

Rep. Peter King’s witnesses tried to paint Muslims as untrustworthy citizens, but other speakers, including LA Sherriff Lee Baca, attested to broad cooperation with law enforcement. 

According to Jasser, the Muslim Brotherhood’s mission is to upend the Constitution and impose Sharia law and Islamic “political collectivism” in America.

This year’s conservative confab was strained by discord, with gays pitted against the Christian right and Islamophobes battling conservative Muslims.

Tea Party Activists, the state GOP and Americans for Prosperity are mounting a full-scale assault against unsubstantiated 'voter fraud.'

The upstart energy of the Tea Party is beginning to coalesce with the organizing savvy of the religious right—and putting the force of religious zeal behind the Tea Party’s anti-government fanaticism.