Why Aren’t the Democrats Reaching Out to Secular Americans?

Two charts stand out from the Public Religion Research Institute’s latest report (PDF) about the Millennial generation (ages 18-25) and their voting habits. And while the media coverage of the report focuses mostly on the race issues, the religious aspects of it are fascinating in their own right. The first chart isn’t surprising at all [Read More...]

Washington Post’s Sally Quinn: American Citizenship Requires Belief in God

What is Sally Quinn thinking? She wrote a piece for the Washington Post offering her take on the Presidential debate. Had she said the following, I probably would have agreed with her: “Mitt Romney made several references to God during the debate and President Obama didn’t. Whether you like it or not, if you want [Read More...]

Florida Sheriff’s Office Responds to Outbreak of Violence: Prayer Will Make Everything Better

There’s been a lot of violence in Orlando, Florida lately and one of the more tragic stories involves a 15-year-old girl, Danielle Sampson, who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office knows exactly what to do to make the violence stop: Pray. For the next 40 days, Orange [Read More...]

Secular Coalition for America Announces Phase Five of Expansion

Phase Five of the Secular Coalition for America’s plan to create state chapters across the country begins this week with conference calls for people interested in creating the chapters! If you’d like to help be a part of the SCA’s efforts in the Phase Five states, all the details are at the links below. Take [Read More...]

Pennsylvania State Representative Under Fire for Refusing to Say Pledge of Allegiance

Pennsylvania State Representative Babette Josephs (D-Philadelphia) is getting a lot of flak tonight for refusing to say the Pledge of Allegiance during a House Committee meeting earlier today: The drama unfolded at what was billed as a non-controversial House State Government Committee meeting Wednesday morning. Republican Chairman Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) asked Josephs to lead the [Read More...]


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