Tax credit said to promote religion

By Erika DeLeo Staff Writer In Arizona, private schools will continue to benefit from a controversial tax credit that some say allows the government to endorse religion on the taxpayers’ dime. The credit allows people to donate to School Tuition Organizations (STOs), which then give the money to students for private school tuition. The following … Continue reading

Religious influence on government expands

By Åsa Björklund Staff Writer The increasing economic influence religious groups have on American politics threatens to further jeopardize the health, rights and education of citizens, according to the Secular Coalition of America (SCA). Politicians dependent on campaign money from churches steadily pass religious-based laws, affecting citizens nation-wide on a multitude of levels, said Sean Faircloth, … Continue reading