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Past articles by Peter:

Trump Retweets Call to Fire Anthony Fauci From Religious-Right Conspiracy Theorist DeAnna Lorraine

On Sunday night, President Donald Trump retweeted a call by conspiracy theorist and failed congressional candidate DeAnna Lorraine for Trump to fire Dr. Anthony Fauci. Fauci, who heads the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious … → Read More

DeAnna Lorraine Is Being Totally Not Racist When She Says Black People Get COVID-19 Because They Have 'House Parties and Barbecues and Crawfish Boils'

DeAnna Lorraine, a failed congressional candidate and conspiracy theorist, said in an online video Wednesday that she wasn’t “buying” the fact that the COVID-19 coronavirus is disproportionately affecting black Americans, but added that if it … → Read More

'Multiculturalism Is Deadly' Is Ed Martin's Takeaway from COVID-19 Pandemic

Right-wing activist Ed Martin blamed multiculturalism for the COVID-19 pandemic in a radio commentary Wednesday, seeming to equate multiculturalism with economic globalism.“Unsanitary conditions at a food market in China caused our stock market to suddenly … → Read More

Lou Engle Calls for Three-Day Fast to Stop Coronavirus and Save Stadium Prayer Rallies

Dominionist Lou Engle called a three-day global fast to stop the coronavirus and prevent it from derailing prayer warriors’ plans for a series of rallies in tents and stadiums across the country between now and the U.S. presidential … → Read More

Mike Huckabee: Israelis 'Very Close' to Cure, Vaccine for Coronavirus

At the National Religious Broadcasters convention in Nashville, Tennessee at the end of February, former Arkansas governor and failed presidential candidate Mike Huckabee declared, “The Israelis are very close to finding a cure, a vaccine … → Read More

Fear and Freedom at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention

The National Religious Broadcasters hosted its 2020 Christian media convention last week in Nashville last week, where the association’s leaders and guest speakers warned attendees of what they said were threats to religious liberty and freedom of speech by … → Read More

‘Prophet’ Claimed ‘Tide is Turning’ on Coronavirus Two Weeks Ago

The Christian Broadcasting Network is promoting a short e-book by “prophetic” author and podcaster Shawn Bolz about how to pray against the coronavirus. “God has a plan,” Bolz told Fox News earlier this month. He delivered the … → Read More

Steve Strang and Cal Pierce Decreed That Coronavirus Would Leave Earth Today

In a podcast recorded by Charisma’s Steve Strang Mar. 13 and posted Mar. 18, Strang and his guest Cal Pierce of the International Association of Healing Rooms decreed that “in 10 days” the COVID-19 coronavirus … → Read More

Not His First Cover-Up: Trump Legal Team Lawyer Jay Sekulow

(Note: This post draws heavily from previous Right Wing Watch reporting on Sekulow; it has been updated.)As President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial gets underway in the U.S. Senate, his ever-growing legal team is being led … → Read More

Religious-Right Candidates to Watch on Super Tuesday

Tuesday’s elections will not only play a major role in the Democratic presidential primary; they will also determine the political fortunes of many religious-right candidates running in crowded Republican primaries, some with the active support … → Read More

It’s Pray For Paula White Day, Says Paula White’s Pro-Trump Prayer Movement

Right Wing Watch reported on Monday that POTUS Shield’s Frank Amedia declared today, Dec. 19, as a day of prayer and fasting for President Donald Trump’s spiritual adviser and White House aide Paula White. Early this morning, … → Read More

Evangelicals for Trump Host Says God Raised Up Trump as Part of Plan for End Times, Second Coming

The Evangelicals for Trump campaign kickoff begins Friday in Miami at the church of self-described “apostle” Guillermo Maldonado, founder of King Jesus International Ministry, which his website calls “one of the fastest-growing multicultural churches in … → Read More

Right-Wing Leaders Urge Senate to Shut Down Impeachment Trial Without Witnesses

Dozens of religious-right and right-wing leaders and their political allies “emphatically” urged the Senate to shut down the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump without hearing from any witnesses Thursday. They described Democrats’ desire to … → Read More

Will Team Trump Use Coronavirus Crisis to Further Dismantle Church-State Wall?

Religious-right activists worked with the Trump administration to get language inserted into the recently passed stimulus legislation that could lead to direct taxpayer funding of clergy salaries and other church expenses, which would represent a … → Read More

At Movement 2020, Prayer Warriors Mobilize for 2020 Tent Events to Bring ‘God’s Government’ to Earth

On Friday, Jan. 3, while President Donald Trump was in Miami surrounded by political allies at the campaign launch of Evangelicals for Trump, prayer warriors gathered in Fredericksburg, Virginia, where they heard about ambitious plans for … → Read More

Kanye West Joins Dominionist Pro-Trump ‘Prophets’ for Stadium Prayer Rally

Rapper Kanye West announced that he and his Sunday Service choir will take part in Awaken 2020, a prayer rally featuring dominionists Lou Engle, Ché Ahn, Cindy Jacobs and other evangelists that will be held … → Read More

Congressional Candidate Sean Feucht Says He's a Fulfillment of His Own Prayer for Deliverers

Congressional candidate Sean Feucht, a musician and worship leader at northern California’s Bethel Church, was a participant at the Movement 2020 gathering that began on New Year’s Eve. On Thursday night, Feucht was asked to … → Read More

Not His First Cover-Up: Trump Impeachment Lawyer​ Kenneth Starr

This is a second in a series examining the backgrounds of the legal team defending President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial.Kenneth Starr, a former federal judge, solicitor general, and special counsel who once nursed … → Read More

White House Staffer Reportedly Calls for ‘Esther Fast’ For Trump

Charisma, a Pentecostal-oriented media and publishing operation with a strong pro-Trump slant, published a post over the weekend calling for a fast to benefit President Donald Trump. The post claimed that a White House staffer … → Read More

Intercessors for America’s Prayer Guide on Impeachment Lies About Inquiry

On Tuesday night, the Trump-supporting prayer warriors at Intercessors for America texted followers an “urgent prayer assignment” about the public impeachment hearings that began on Wednesday morning. Those who responded were sent a two-page prayer guide about the … → Read More