President’s Post

President’s Post, weekly blog from DVAU President Ed Joyce

Yes, there IS "separation of church and state in the Constitution."

Yes, there IS “separation of church and state in the Constitution.”






Yes, there IS “separation of church and state in the Constitution.” The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees the fundamental rights of Americans to have religious freedom, free speech, free press, peaceful assembly, and the right to complain to, or seek the support of the Government, without fear of reprisal. Here […]




Enemies of Secularism

Enemies of Secularism






How preachers and pundits incorrectly portray our position Secularists have a bad reputation in America, and we don’t deserve it. While we strive to uphold our Nation’s founding principle of government neutrality toward religion, we’re attacked by those who ignore America’s secular heritage. Enemies of secularism will say anything to slander us. A few years […]




US Homeland Security Dept for Pope Francis visit - Is it a church-state violation?

US Homeland Security Dept for Pope Francis visit – Is it a church-state violation?






As reported on March 11, 2015, by CBS Philly, the US Department of Homeland Security will take responsibility for security arrangements for the September 2015 visit of Pope Francis to the United States, including his trip to Philadelphia PA. DVAU was asked if the use of US government resources for the Pope’s visit would be […]