In the South, Jewish Students Have to Deal with Excessive Christian Proselytizing

The (excellently-named) website Jews On First has a lengthy piece on how Jewish students in the South suffer at the hands of overzealous Christian proselytizers in public schools: One parent relates how his son would eat breakfast in the school cafeteria when a group of athletes would come in and “perform” for the students. “They [Read More...]

Why Aren’t the Democrats Reaching Out to Secular Americans?

Two charts stand out from the Public Religion Research Institute’s latest report (PDF) about the Millennial generation (ages 18-25) and their voting habits. And while the media coverage of the report focuses mostly on the race issues, the religious aspects of it are fascinating in their own right. The first chart isn’t surprising at all [Read More...]

Washington Post’s Sally Quinn: American Citizenship Requires Belief in God

What is Sally Quinn thinking? She wrote a piece for the Washington Post offering her take on the Presidential debate. Had she said the following, I probably would have agreed with her: “Mitt Romney made several references to God during the debate and President Obama didn’t. Whether you like it or not, if you want [Read More...]

Support the Light the Night Campaign!

The Light the Night walks are already happening and Foundation Beyond Belief and our members are making our last pushes to raise $1,000,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. No matter where you are in the country, you can check out the list of teams here. In fact, there are some great incentives for anyone [Read More...]

FFRF’s Latest Billboards: ‘I’m Secular and I Vote’

In advance of the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s convention in Portland, Oregon next week, the group is putting up a variety of billboards in the region. Some will say “This is what an atheist looks like” while others will say, “I’m Secular and I Vote!” “We were pleasantly surprised we had more volunteers than we [Read More...]


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