Americans United for Separation of Church and State

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2013

    God in America Visits OC

    An Orange County group advocating a separation be maintained between church and state is screening this coming Lord's day a tele-film about the political aspirations of evangelicals.The nonprofit Americans United for Separation of Church and State's Orange County chapter shows the "Of God and Caesar ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2012

    The LA Times Crosses Over

    How the newspaper's cozy relationship with Camp Pendleton hampers its coverage of religious controversies on the base

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Complaint or No, Expect a Prayer to Begin Tonight's Yorba Linda City Council Meeting

    ​The Yorba Linda City Council, which in the recent past was blasted for allowing an Islamic charity to rent community center space for a gala that teabaggy types likened to an al Qaeda monster truck jam, is now getting criticized for its own religulousness."Local governments should not be in the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    South Orange County Community College District Settles Prayer Lawsuit

    The South Orange County Community College District has settled a suit brought by some of its teachers and one former student over the practice of opening prayers at various official district events.The plaintiffs in Westphal v. Wagner--which references Karla Westphal, a Saddleback professor who ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2010

    Milo the Witch Finds Toil and Trouble at Ralphs

    Milo Shiff loves his job, but hated that Halloween display enough to file a discrimination complaint

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    UPDATED: College Board Sued Over Prayers Weighs Prayer Policy Tonight

    ​UPDATED WITH COMMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT . . . Ever go to a school board meeting and have a tent revival break out?Trustees who lord over the South Orange County Community College District (SOCCCD) and are being sued over their frequent and apparently mandatory use of official pray ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2009

    It's a Wiley World After All

    Welcome to Wiley World.​Lilly Fowler of recently parachuted into "Wiley World."That would be the nickame for the domain of pastor Wiley Drake of the First Southern Baptist Church of Buena Park. As Clockwork and other Weeklings have blogged since President Barack Obama's election, Drake h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    [UPDATED] Federal Lawsuit Targets Orange County College District Prayers

    ​UPDATED WITH RESPONSE FROM LAWYER FOR THE DISTRICT . . . A lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against the South Orange County Community College District over official prayers during public ceremonies, Americans United for Separation of Church and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    More on OC's Reinvigorated Gay-Rights Movement

    Jennie Warren / OC Weekly​A few ideas I couldn't quite fit into this week's cover story on gay-rights activism in Orange County: - LGBT-rights doesn't necessarily mean LGBT: Most of the LGBT activists working in Orange County told me that one of the most remarkable thing about the network that has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Yet Another Christian Disappointed by TBN

    TBN Heads Paul & Jan Crouch: More than 1 billion souls bilked!A thousand apologies to the people who showed up to my scheduled speech on religion in Orange County this Saturday before the Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, Orange County chapter. Just half an hour before my ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 15, 2008

    The Holy See

    Dr. James Corbett

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2008

    Wiley Drake: Reverend or Ayatollah?

    "It's not my hit list; It's God's hit list."

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2007

    OC Preacher Casts Death Spells!

    Serena Maria Daniels should find garlic cloves to place around her neck. This morning, the Register reporter broke the news that Buena Park minister WIley Drake is looking to cast evil, lethal spells on his perceived enemies. What's got Drake pissed this time? Apparently, he's angry with two staff ... More >>

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    August 25, 2005
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    May 11, 2000
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    January 7, 1999
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    December 24, 1998