An Interview About the Future of the Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy

The Humanist Community at Harvard — headed by Greg Epstein, with Chris Stedman serving as Interfaith and Community Service Fellow — is about to undergo some big changes. Not only are some new hires coming from Secular Student Alliance affiliate groups, a brand new community is being created at Stanford University headed by Jonathan Figdor [Read More…]

South Carolina Superintendent Chooses To Go Forward with High School Graduation Prayer

Last week, Max Nielson contacted the Freedom From Religion Foundation to file a complaint against Irmo High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Irmo has a long standing tradition on holding a vote among the seniors as to whether or not to have a prayer during the graduation ceremony. The school district ignored the cease and [Read More…]

160 Afghan Girls Poisoned By Taliban For Going to School

CNN is reporting that 160 Afghan girls fell victim to apparent poisoning at their school. Their classrooms might have been sprayed with a toxic material before the girls entered, police spokesman Khalilullah Aseer said. He blamed the Taliban. And the footage above is actually from when the same thing happened the previous week. “The Afghan [Read More…]

That’s a Unique Way to Protest the National Day of Prayer…

On the National Day of Prayer, a group of Christians were going to gather outside the Idaho Capitol Building. When it began to rain, they were invited inside… As it turned out, Mike Lee (the Religious Antagonist) had a protest of his own in mind: You would think the Christians would have been more thrilled [Read More…]

The Nonreligious Are Most Supportive of a Woman’s Right to Choose

While the percentage of Americans who are “pro-choice” is at a record-low, nonreligious Americans are still the subgroup most likely to support a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion, according to the latest Gallup polling: Americans with no religious attachment (self-identified atheists, agnostics, and those with simply no religious preference) identify as pro-choice [Read More…]


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