The ‘Catholic Moment’ is Ending

This was The New York TimesRoss Douthat, yesterday, commenting on the “end of a Catholic moment”: [Read more...]

Sex-Ed Bill Proposes Funding For Pro-LGBT, Pro-Contraception Programs

A new sex education bill would reward programs that reject gender stereotypes, reach out to LGBT students, and teach a range of birth control methods.

It’s almost as if Congress is doing something right for once. [Read more...]

An Unholy Alliance: Private Prisons and the Christian Right

Imagine, if you will, a meeting of the CEOs, board members, and stockholders of all the for-profit prison corporations in the United States…. [Read more...]

Army Wants Cadet Who Resigned from West Point Due to Anti-Atheist Discrimination to Pay Up

The last time we heard about Blake Page, the president of the West Point Secular Student Alliance, he was resigning from West Point six months prior to graduation because he “could no longer be part of a culture that promotes prayers and religious activities and disrespects nonreligious cadets.”

Now, the Pentagon — despite letting Page keep the “honorable discharge” — wants their money back, adding insult to injury: [Read more...]

San Diego Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Somehow, this escaped my radar, but San Diego Mayor Bob Filner signed a Darwin Day proclamation earlier this week: [Read more...]


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