Todd Starnes

CP Op-Ed Contributor

School Tells Kids to Remove American Flags On 9/11

Sometimes good intentions have unintended consequences. Just ask the principal of Woodruff High School in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Principal Aaron Fulmer made national headlines this week after he directed students to remove American flags from their pickup trucks on September 11.

Truett Cathy's Faith Favored Chick-fil-A

The vandals caused thirty thousand dollars in damage to Truett Cathy's home. But it was the words they left behind that bothered him the most. Filthy language - scribbled on the walls -- by a pair of pre-teen girls

Navy Removes Bibles From Guest Rooms

There is growing outrage among sailors and religious liberty advocates over a directive that calls for the removal of Bibles from lodges and hotels run on U.S. Navy bases. The directive comes after an atheist group filed a formal complaint earlier this year over the placement of Bibles in the rooms.

Newspaper Editor Fired for Criticism of Gay Bible

Bob Eschliman is a Christian. He's also a veteran news editor. And when he decided to write a column on his personal blog objecting to a gay-friendly version of the Bible, Bob was unceremoniously marched out of the Newton Daily News and shoved out the front door.

Mrs. Obama Declares War on Chick-fil-A

The First Lady of these United States has declared war on Chick-fil-A. It seems the home of plump juicy breasts and hot buttered buns has run afoul of the new Smart Snacks in School program. The program is a component of Mrs. Obama's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Pastors Not Welcome at Immigration Camps

Pastors and churches have been banned from helping the thousands of illegal immigrant children housed in border detention facilities run by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, clergy in Texas and Arizona tell me.

Government Union Wants Duck Dynasty Fans Fired

A union representing federal employees at Eglin Air Force base in Florida is demanding that two senior management officials be removed from their posts because they put decals on their personal trucks supporting Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson.

Can God Bless a Godless America?

In these early days of the 21st century, the fire is flickering and the footprints are few. Storm clouds are gathering. The winds of persecution are blowing. But friends, no matter how difficult these days have become, let not your heart be troubled.