NATURAL DECEPTION: CONNED BY THE WORLD CONGRESS OF FAMILIES
From Russia to Nigeria to Australis, a seemingly innocuous definition of the "natural family" is quietly being used as the basis of new laws to justify the criminalization of abortion and LGBTQ people. Pushing this definition is the World Congress of Families, a network of conservative religious leaders from a variety of faiths—and their high-level government friends.
MEET JOE SCHEIDLER, PATRIARCH OF THE ANTI-ABORTION MOVEMENT
Nearly 30 years later, anti-choice activists still work from Joe Scheidler's blueprint. Could Sheidler's story provide any clues to where the faults might lie in their strategy?
Fred Clarkson Discusses Religious Freedom Day with David Pakman
PRA senior fellow Frederick Clarkson joined The David Pakman Show to discuss Religious Freedom Day, and how the definition of religious freedom laid out by Thomas Jefferson & James Madison is being corrupted by the Christian Right into a weapon to punish individuals for their beliefs or non-beliefs.
CHRISTIAN RIGHT LEADERS BACK AWAY FROM JAIL TIME PLEDGES
The Christian Right is often long on style and short on substance. Depending on the day many of its leaders may cast themselves as the second coming of the Founding Fathers, the living legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., or even as facing penalties for their beliefs as grim and spectacular as Christian martyrs in history.