How Dare You Honor Traditions Other Than Mine?!

This multicultural holiday sweater, including symbols from Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism (not to mention some non-theistic philosophies), will appease everyone!

Unless you’re the Daily Mail, in which case this jumper is just a sign of political correctness run amok:

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School Named After Promoter of Separation of Church and State Accused of Violating Separation of Church and State

It’s not just that an elementary school student was taught to say a prayer before eating lunch.

It’s that the school she went to was named after the guy who coined the idea of “separation of church and state” in the first place:



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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Perfect Response to a First Grader Who Wants to Know How She Can Help the Earth

And the award for Most Adorable Interaction Between an Astrophysicist and a First Grader goes to these two:



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BYU Expels Ex-Mormons Who Still Attend the School, but This Group is Looking to Change That

It makes sense that, if you attend a private religious school and lose your faith along the way, you shouldn’t go there anymore. It’s never that simple, though. What if your parents are paying your tuition because you go to that school? What if you’re in too deep with your major and transferring schools would [Read More…]

Congressional Hearing on “Religious Accommodations” in the Military Gets Contentious

Yesterday, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on “Religious Accommodations in the Armed Services” — and Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation was one of the non-right-wing representatives on the panel.

You can now watch the hearing online. Weinstein begins speaking at the 25:18 mark, and his prepared remarks are here:



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