Atheist Republicans: Supporting a Party That Hates Them

It’s not unusual to support an organization with which you don’t always agree. It is entirely normal to pick the party that most closely aligns with your views and tolerate the other positions they hold. However there is something downright strange about supporting a party that expresses deep antipathy towards who you are. Such is [Read More…]

Congressman Al Green: ‘Why Not Have a Hearing on the Radicalization of Christians?’

The House of Representatives held a hearing on Wednesday regarding “The American Muslim Response to Hearings on Radicalization within their Community.” It’s basically a witch-hunt against Muslims, suggesting there are many radicals out there hell-bent on destroying America and they have the support of the wider Muslim community. Of course, we know there are terrorists [Read More…]

1is2many: The White House’s New PSA About Stopping Violence Against Women

This week, Vice President Joe Biden (who has a history of advocating for women’s rights) released a new public service announcement about stopping violence against women. From the White House website: Despite the significant progress made in reducing violence against women, there is still a long way to go. Young women still face the highest [Read More…]

Herb Silverman Profiled in Tablet Magazine

There’s a glowing profile of Secular Coalition for America founder Herb Silverman at Tablet Magazine. He’s the author of the just-released book Candidate Without a Prayer, which (among other things) documents the time he ran for Governor of South Carolina: In 1989, Silverman learned that the South Carolina Constitution prohibited anyone who “denied the existence [Read More…]

Who Needs a Wall of Separation…?

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