News and Opinion for Democrats Against Bush -- Part I a
Locke v. Davey Decision Upholds States' Rights vs Religion
PT. I a - HOME PAGE
PT. I a - CONTENTS
--- BUSH-HATERS?
GEORGE BUSH
--- No Mandate!
--- Basic Dishonesty
--- Documented Lies
------ And More Lies
------ on Education
------ on Small Bus.
------ On Medicare
--- Limited Worldview
--- Arrogance
--- Ignorance
--- Real Agendas
--- Anti-Choice Dogma
--- 20 Questions
THE RADICAL RIGHT
------ Relig. Oppos'n
--- John Ashcroft
--- Dick Cheney
--- Spreading AIDS
--- 10 Commandments
--- Far-Right Terrorists
WAR AGAINST WOMEN
--- Global Gag Rule
THE RADICAL RIGHT . . is ANTI-REPUBLICAN
........says a Republican
--- Conservative Revolt
CONSERVATIVE BIAS in the MEDIA
------ Fox Network
--- Liberals Fight Back
--- Now, Liberal Radio
------ Al F. vs. Rush L.
------ Timing Is Ripe
BUSH ADMINISTRAT'N
--- 50 Lies of Admin.
------ Pt. 1. Strategy
------ Pt. 2. Language
------ Pt. 3. Targets
------ Pt. 4. Programs
--- Inflexibility
--- Secretiveness
------ EPA and FDA
--- Orwellian Aspects
--- Demoniz'g Oppon'ts
--- Silencing Democrats
--- Corporate Influence
--- Not Protect'g Public
------ Few Regulations
--- Destroying Medicare
--- Attacking Unions
--- Bad Fiscal Policy
------ Deficit Lies
--- Looting the Future
--- Iraq Policies
------ "Fog Machine"
--- Radio Free Europe
--- Wilson Leak
------ Swept Under Rug
--- "Compassionate"??
BUSH ADMINISTRATION is ANTI- STATES' RIGHTS
--- Environment
--- Church vs. State
--- Gay Marriage
--- Predatory Lenders
BUSH ADMIN. vs. SCIENCE
DEPT. of AGRICULTURE
-- Mad Cow Disease
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
--- Illegally Influenced
FOOD & DRUG ADMINISTRATION
--- Corruption in FDA
JUSTICE DEPARTMENT
--- Anti States' Rights
------ Assisted Suicide
------ Death Penalty
--- Overriding Judges
-- Now, Secret Trials
FEDERAL BUREAU of INVESTIGATION
--- Surveillance
--- vs. Bush Opponents
BUSH AND THE COURTS
--- Judge Choice Crucial
------ Judicial Nominees
------ Republican Lies
--- Ashcroft Interferes
--- Expand DNA Dbase?
2004 CAMPAIGN
--- Financing Tricks
--- Corruption in Cong.
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"Beyond furthering religious liberty, the decision is appropriately respectful of states' rights.  Washington State, like 36 other states, has a Constitution that is emphatic on separating government from religion ...[a] fundamental principle ... seemingly lost on the Bush administration..."
 

New York Times 

EDITORIAL DESK   February 26, 2004

Separating Church and State
February 26, 2004

The complete article may be purchased from the New York Times archives at-- http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F10714F739580C758EDDAB0894DC404482

Excerpt--

The Supreme Court ruled wisely yesterday when it said that
states have leeway in choosing not to finance religious
education. For a court that has allowed a weakening of
separation between church and state, this was a significant
clarification.

In the eagerly awaited ruling written by Chief Justice
William Rehnquist and joined by six other justices, the
court refused to require a state to provide scholarship
money for students pursuing theology degrees even if it
provides college scholarships for other kinds of study.

Advocates including the Bush administration had urged the
justices to declare such a refusal unconstitutional
religious discrimination. They had hoped to use the case to
broadly establish the eligibility of religious groups to
participate in general programs of government aid
. ...


http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/26/opinion/26THU2.html?ex=1078820007&ei=1&en=7bf5b7545440bcc3

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