by Angela Manion
On July 11, 2022 Congressman Jared Huffman of California introduced H.R. 8324 (the Health Share Transparency Act of 2022) into the House of Representatives. The bill seeks to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, requiring health care sharing ministries (HCSMs) to disclose pertinent information regarding HCSMs to consumers. Continue reading
While not winning every race, supporters of separation of church and state had a great showing at school boards. This is especially encouraging in districts like Paradise Valley, where extremists spent enormous sums only to lose two out of three available seats. Continue reading
Counting ballots continues for the 2022 midterm elections—part of the state’s usual process as county recorders tabulate early ballots dropped off on election night.
No winners have been called in most major races yet, and many are too close to call—including legislative races where it is still uncertain whether Democrats will flip key seats.
But regardless the outcome, voters have already sent a clear message: Christian nationalism far from represents an overwhelming majority of the state’s people. Continue reading
In Arizona LD-22, all State Senate candidates are write-ins. Continue reading
Our friends at one.n.ten and GLSEN have alerted us to a school board issue in Central Phoenix which could use your support tomorrow, 10/25/22. Continue reading
Though we don’t endorse candidates, we can let you know where candidates stand on issues related to separation of church and state.
Check our our Voter’s Guide for the 2022 elections here.
For detailed information on judicial and other elections, check out the Vic’s Picks November 2022 issue. We’ll be speaking with Vic about the judges up for election on Friday, October 21, at noon. Register for this virtual presentation here.
By Beth Houck, Secular AZ volunteer attorney
Calling all people who believe in the separation of church and state – we need your help to enforce it at the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC)! Continue reading
This election cycle, we’ve been hosting forums with candidates for various school boards in Arizona (all available on our Youtube channel). We wanted to see whether candidates were willing to stand up for separation of church and state on the school board level, so we asked: “What role (if any) should religion play in our public schools?” Continue reading
With just three weeks until the deadline to turn in signatures for Save Our Schools’ voucher expansion referendum, school vouchers are exploding on the news. Here’s why: Continue reading