In today’s news:
- New advice is out on how to vote without losing your soul. [Relevant Magazine]
- As pastors preach against pulpit politics, an Evangelical author rallies votes for Obama in Colorado, and Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University in Virginia is encouraging students to vote locally. Someone remind us why churches don’t pay taxes again. [Associated Press; Colorado Independent; Associated Press; Los Angeles Times]
- We get that Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson have made a name for themselves, but who could expect the pair to be invoked in a Guantanamo Bay trial court? [Washington Post]
- Fear not – the Jihad Prevention Act has been introduced into Congress. Problem solved. Thanks Tom Tancredo. [Front Page]
- Meanwhile, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is seeking an investigation into the recent distribution of the film Obsession in swing states across the country. [Washington Post]
- There’s a new FunamentaList in town, and some folks are worried it may be one of our political candidates parading around as…well…we’ll let you click through for the Anti-Christ Hitler references. [American Prospect]
Religion and politics, with a dash of salty political rhetoric, in today’s news – from Interfaith Alliance.