by Dan Quinn

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“Since April, JC Penney’s has not aired Ellen DeGeneres in one of their commercials until now. A new JCP ad features Ellen and three elves. JCP has made their choice to offend a huge majority of their customers again. Christians must now vote with their wallets.”

— Religious-right group One Million Moms, urging Christians to boycott jcpenney because Ellen DeGeneres, a popular talk show host who is openly lesbian, appears in a Christmas TV ad for the Texas-based retailer

Stay informed with TFN News Clips, a daily digest of news on issues involving religious freedom, civil liberties and public education. Subscribe here.Read More

by Dan Quinn

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“Even though it’s my job to be an actor, I have given my life to God. I am very comfortable and firm in that, but I still have to be on this show. It’s the No. 1 comedy, but it’s very inappropriate and the themes are very inappropriate. I have to be this person I am not.”

— Teenage actor Angus T. Jones of the comedy Two and a Half Men, who has called the sitcom for which he is reportedly paid $350,000 per episode “filth”

Stay informed with TFN News Clips, a daily digest of news on issues involving religious freedom, civil liberties and public education. Subscribe here.Read More

by Dan Quinn

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“I want you to hear me tonight. I am not saying that President Obama is the Antichrist. I am not saying that at all … But what I am saying is this: the course he is choosing to lead our nation is paving the way for the future reign of the Antichrist.”

— Dallas pastor Robert Jeffress, once a vocal critic of Mitt Romney’s candidacy and his Mormon faith, in a pre-election sermon

Stay informed with TFN News Clips, a daily digest of news on issues involving religious freedom, civil liberties and public education. Subscribe here.Read More

by Dan Quinn

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“F*** vouchers.”

— The late state Sen. Mario Gallegos, on his deathbed, to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst. Gallegos, D-Houston, was a stalwart supporter of education and voting rights, in one session returning to the Senate early after a liver transplant to try to block voter ID legislation. He died on Tuesday.

Stay informed with TFN News Clips, a daily digest of news on issues involving religious freedom, civil liberties and public education. Subscribe here.Read More

From today’s TFN News Clips:

“Let me go on the record as saying, I believe in Satan.”

— Texas Gov. Rick Perry, responding to a question from Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune about recent Perry comments that Satan is spreading untruths around the world

Stay informed with TFN News Clips, a daily digest of news on issues involving religious freedom, civil liberties and public education. Subscribe here.Read More

Texas Freedom Network

Forty states (plus D.C) have online voter registration, but not TX. Person-to-person voter registration using a paper form is difficult right now. And democracy should be accessible to all, even in a time of crisis. We need #onlineVRnow: tfn.org/onlinevrnow pic.twitter.com/nWsN…