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4:25 pm on Thursday October 11, 2012

City of MB attempts to avoid legal trouble of meeting prayer by creating a public meeting prayer

Flickr user Wyoming_Jackrabbit When most people think of First Amendment rights, they think of free speech and the freedom to practice any religion they choose. It also prohibits government from preferring a particular religion over another or...
6:55 am on Thursday October 4, 2012

Secular Coalition for America establishes South Carolina chapter

The Secular Coalition for America has announced the official launch of the Secular Coalition for South Carolina as part of the SCA’s greater effort to establish 50 new state chapters throughout the country this year.  The announcement was made last...
5:30 am on Wednesday August 25, 2010

McMaster claims new "I Believe" S.C. license plates are legal

Image by This image from the nonprofit group's website depicts the general design of the license plate in question.Just nine months after a federal judge barred South Carolina's Christian license plate program from producing "I...
11:53 am on Tuesday November 10, 2009

Judge rules 'I Believe' license plate unconstitutional

Image by Palmetto ScoopImage by 20091110-god.jpg A federal district court ruled the "I Believe" license plate approved by the South Carolina Legislature unconstitutional, claiming it violates the separation of church and state and cannot be issued.