Did We Win the Culture War?

As the results for California’s Proposition 8 roll in (“No to Prop 8″ means gay marriage there is secure), recall this quotation by the American Family Association’s founder Donald Wildmon, made several months ago: “If we lose California, if they defeat the marriage amendment, I’m afraid that the culture war is over and Christians have [Read More...]

I Voted. Did You?

If you haven’t, go do it now! (Thanks to Michael for the pic!) [Read more...]

Christianity as a Political Liability?

Can you imagine if being a Christian hurt you in a campaign? What if politicians courted the atheist vote? What if being a member of American Atheists was something unofficially required for all candidates? The Bolingbrook Babbler offers a satirical take on that sort of election in his neck of the woods: “My opponent brags [Read More...]

Atheists in Foxholes and the New Administration

If you’re in Washington, D.C., you may want to consider attending this press conference: Representatives from the Secular Coalition for America and the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers will be hosting a press conference to describe “the conditions and present new policy recommendations for the next administration…” The event takes place Monday, November 10th [Read More...]

Christians for Obama

Many Christians are voting for Barack Obama today — especially younger ones. Here’s just a (very) short sampling of what some are saying. … Don Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz: A few days ago I did an interview with a writer for The Today Show, and after the interview she asked how it was [Read More...]