This Is What a State Legislator Should Sound Like When It Comes to Church/State Separation Issues

Earlier this month, I posted about Pennsylvania State Representative Babette Josephs (D-Philadelphia), who was getting criticized for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance at a House Committee. [Read more...]

Starpocalypse Now

Last year, Zach Weiner, James Ashby, and the folks at SMBC Theater ran a Kickstarter campaign that exceeded its requested amount (and then some). [Read more...]

How Have the ‘Nones’ Voted Over the Past 30 Years?

Researcher Juhem Navarro-Rivera of the Public Religion Research Institute has put together a graphic showing how the religiously unaffiliated have voted since 1980: [Read more...]

Why the IRS Isn’t Going After Candidate-Endorsing Churches

Last week, I posted about this church sign at Leakey, Texas’ The Church in the Valley and wondered why the IRS wasn’t doing anything about it — or the whole “Pulpit Freedom Sunday” idea, for that matter: [Read more...]

Atheist Group Told They Cannot Change Their Name to Reach Out to Ex-Muslims

Earlier this week, the London School of Economics’ Atheist, Secularist and Humanist Society voted to change their name to the Atheist Secularists Humanists & Ex-Muslims Society. Besides giving them a nice acronym (ASHES), it spoke to a specific demographic that could use some outreach from our community: Ex-Muslims. [Read more...]