Barry W. Lynn




Stories by Barry W. Lynn
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Imagine the right’s religion

The religious right wants to own the table, determine what goes on it and force-feed everyone the same gruel they consume.

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Prayer case at the Supreme Court: Debunking some myths

Two women filed suit against the town board of Greece, N.Y. for beginning monthly business meetings with Christian prayer.

The courts, birth control and phony claims of ‘religious liberty’

A woman holds a birth control pill. These tiny pills are now at the heart of an ongoing fight over … Continued

Franklin Graham vs. the IRS

Republican nominee Mitt Romney meets with the Rev. Billy Graham, and his son Franklin Graham in Montreat, N.C. in 2012. … Continued

What part of ‘no law respecting an establishment of religion’ does North Carolina not understand?

Imagine driving from Northern Virginia to the Outer Banks in North Carolina, and as you hit the state line, you … Continued

Love your faith? Then pay for it.

Some years ago, I lived in New Hampshire. I vividly remember two things about the state: The rock formation known … Continued

Faith-based procrastination: Religious job bias in taxpayer-funded programs

No American should be denied a taxpayer-funded job because of what he or she believes about religion. Yet that’s exactly … Continued

Why I’m not going to the National Prayer Breakfast

Let’s see, where will I be eating breakfast Thursday?  I’ve seen some really mouth-watering ads for a new dish at … Continued

I predict Pat Robertson is wrong

Clem Britt AP In this Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 file picture, Rev. Pat Robertson talks to attendees at a prayer … Continued