A Documentary About the Clergy Project

Last week I wrote about Jerry DeWitt, the first “graduate” of The Clergy Project–an online community for non-believing preachers who are trying to figure out how to go about coming out as atheists and getting on with their post-religious lives. This fascinating looking documentary, currently in production, interviews Daniel Dennett and Linda LaScola, who began [Read More...]

Freedom From Religion Challenge To Parish Tax Exemptions Makes Progress

Encouraging news via Paliban Daily: The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s challenge of “parish exemptions” has made it through a significant hurdle, with a federal judge in Sacramento, Calif., firmly turning back the Obama administration’s attempt to dismiss FFRF’s historic challenge of Section 107 of the Internal Revenue Code. Section 107 says that “In the case [Read More...]

Dan Barker on FOX News Defends Ruling Against National Day of Prayer

And he nails the case beautifully, replying to the question whether prayer might not benefit some people: And those people can’t pray unless the government holds their hand?  Those people are not free to pray unless the President gets up and proclaims a day of prayer?  This is a country of freedom. The country is [Read More...]


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