PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Trump Vows to ‘Totally Destroy’ the Barrier Between Church and State” / The Humanist Report / Mike Figueredo ☮

At the National Prayer Breakfast President Trump vowed to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment, which maintains a barrier between churches and politicians. Undoing this amendment would allow religious organizations and churches to bribe politicians in the same way multinational corporations do by lobbying them and contributing to their political campaigns. It would move us down the path towards a theocracy—and it can’t stand.

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