Interfaith Coalition Asks Candidates to Keep Religion Out of Politics

Gotta give religious groups credit where it’s due. An interfaith coalition has put out a statement asking political candidates to keep their faith out of politics: There is a point… where an emphasis on religion in a political campaign becomes inappropriate and even unsettling in a religiously diverse society such as ours. Appealing to voters [Read More...]

Italy and Israel: Fewer Special Favors for the Religious

This week has produced two exciting pieces of news, although (sadly) neither one pertains to the United States. First, Italy is strongly considering charging the Vatican property taxes on all non-church properties. The Vatican owns quite a bit of commercial property in Italy, including hostels, hospitals, etc., but doesn’t pay property taxes on any of [Read More...]

Last Chance to Register for the Lobby Day for Reason

If you’re planning on going to the Reason Rally on Saturday, March 24th, you might also want to make plans to attend the Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day for Reason. It’s free, it takes place the Friday before the big event, and you’d be joining 200+ others who have already signed up! The Lobby [Read More...]

Lawsuit or Not, the Rowan County Board of Commissioners Are Going to Pray to Jesus at Meetings

Just over a month ago, the Supreme Court said they didn’t want to hear an appeal from the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners (in North Carolina), putting the final nail in the coffin on their attempts to keep praying to Jesus before meetings. An hour away, it looks like the Rowan County Board of Commissioners [Read More...]

Stop the Religious Persecution!

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