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At Six, Bush's Faith-Based Initiative Listing but Not Sunk, Talk To Action, May 1, 2007

Pennsylvania County Agrees To Settle Lawsuit Challenging 'Faith-Based' Jail Ministry, Americans United, April 3, 2007:

Local Government Agrees To Bar Public Funding Of Religious Activities And Religious Discrimination In All Future Contracts

Supreme Court Taking It on Faith, Talk To Action, February 3, 2007

Michigan Agency Wins Round In Fracas Over 'Faith-Based' Funding, Wall of Separation, January 26, 2007

Religion for a Captive Audience, Paid For by Taxes, New York Times, December 10, 2006

Must Read New York Times Today, Talk To Action, December 10, 2006

Supreme Court Accepts Case Dealing With Taxpayer Challenge To Bush 'Faith-Based' Office, Americans United, December 1, 2006

Faith-Based Recovery Plan, Rev. C. Welton Gaddy,, August 31, 2006 -- Bush would like to use Katrina as an excuse to replace FEMA with churches.

Proselytizing in Prison, Talk To Action, July 19, 2006

'Faith-Based' Flaws: Federal Study Reveals Little Oversight Of Religious Social Services, The Wall of Separation, July 19, 2006

Jim Towey resigns, Faith Based activities continue, Talk To Action, April 19, 2006

Americans United Applauds 'Faith Czar' Towey's Departure From White House,
April 18, 2006:

AU's Lynn Says 'Faith-Based' Point Man Was First Amendment Foe, Urges President Bush To Shut Down 'Faith-Based' Office

Grants Flow To Bush Allies On Social Issues, Washington Post, March 22, 2006

Americans United Criticizes Bush Push For 'Faith-Based' Funding, March 9, 2006:

A new administration report claims that $2.15 billion in tax aid was directed to faith-based groups for social services during the last fiscal year.

Religious Charities in 10 States Get $1B, Yahoo News, April 1, 2005

New York Times, January 16, 2005:

A judge has blocked the Bush administration from providing future grants to an Arizona mentoring group that injected religion into its publicly financed programs. The ruling is the first time a judge has struck down a grant through the president's initiative...

'Faith-Based' Flim-Flam: Initiative Didn't Have A Prayer, Says Former White House Aide, Americans United, February 15, 2005

Hispanic Group Thrives on Faith and Federal Aid, New York Times, May 3, 2005


Last updated: May-2007