Religion Category Archive

  • Scott Walker Says He Respects Others, Regardless of Their Beliefs* in Television Ad

    *Unless You’re a Woman, Person of Color, Migrant Family, Student or Sex Assault Survivor

    One Wisconsin Now, 10/29/2018
  • Gov. Scott Walker Welcomed Group Pitching Biblical Justification for Trump Border Policy of Taking Children From Parents to Wisconsin

    It is a grievous misunderstanding of scripture and misuse of the Christian faith to use it to try to justify the horror of what was being done to families.

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/21/2018
  • Wisconsin Republican State Convention Features ‘Pay to Pray’ Event With Gov. Scott Walker, Attorney General Brad Schimel

    Gov. Scott Walker’s Republican Party of Wisconsin (RPW) will be charging $50 per person for a “pay to pray” breakfast on Sunday.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/11/2018
  • Muslim Group Calls for Compromise in Ariens Prayer Dispute

    When the head of Gov. Walker's job creation agency makes dozens of workers choose between their religion and their jobs, it's another reminder of why Wisconsin remains at the bottom of job creation in the Midwest.

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 01/17/2016
  • Morning Briefing: Scott Walker Among Republicans Against Trump’s Idea to Ban Muslims

    Walker among Republicans against Trump’s idea to ban Muslims: The Associated Press reports: “Gov. Scott Walker joins a growing number of Republicans publicly opposing presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to ban Muslims...

    Capital Times, 12/09/2015
  • Scott Walker, GOP Lawmakers Say Wisconsin Won’t Accept Syrian Refugees

    Gov. Scott Walker pledged Monday that the state “will not accept new Syrian refugees” as he and Republican legislators joined a national chorus of mostly GOP leaders Monday calling on President Barack...

    Wisconsin State Journal, 11/17/2015
  • Scott Walker Is Still Unsure Whether Obama Is Christian

    Fielding questions at the Koch network’s donor summit here Saturday night, the Republican presidential candidate reiterated the controversial position of uncertainty that he staked out in February. “You’re not going to get...

    Washington Post, 08/01/2015
  • Walker Calls for Constitutional Amendment to Allow States to Ban Same-sex Marriage

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, seizing the moment after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling legalizing same-sex marriage, called Friday for a Constitutional amendment that would allow the states to decide whether gay marriage...

    Politico, 06/26/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Record on Religious Issues

    Have decisions to try to undermine state law requiring contraceptive equity and lawsuits to block marriage equality been informed by political ambition?

    One Wisconsin Now, 06/09/2015
  • Guns, God and Country’: Religion and Patriotism in Politics

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani recently questioned President Obama’s love for his country, stating at a private dinner for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, ” do not believe that the president...

    TheDePaulia, 03/08/2015
  • Wisconsin Gov. Walker Declines to Answer Evolution Question

    One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group that tracks Walker's statements, said they had no record of him previously addressing his beliefs on evolution.

    Associated Press, 02/11/2015
  • Scott Walker Decides to Punt on Evolution

    One Wisconsin Now, a liberal advocacy group that tracks Walker’s statements, said they had no record of his previously addressing his beliefs on evolution.

    Associated Press, 02/11/2015
  • Scott Walker’s Hanukkah Message: ‘Molotov’!

    Molotov In an undated letter posted by the Capital Times Wednesday, Walker wrote to a constituent that he would be happy to display a menorah at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. At the...

    Huffington Post, 12/10/2014
  • Scott Walker’s Early, Early Years: Organized “Jesus USA” Club, Raised Money

    At age 7, Scott Walker formed a ‘Jesus USA’ club in tiny Plainfield, Iowa, a farming community a half hour north of Waterloo where his father was the local Baptist pastor …...

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 03/29/2002