Arizona Governor Approves Religious Privilege Bills

Yesterday night, Arizona governor Jan Brewer signed two controversial bills, HB 2625 and SB 1365, into law. If you’ve been keeping up with the controversial things coming out of the Grand Canyon State in the last year, you probably felt the same chill I did. It was, well, merited. HB 2625 expands the number of [Read More...]

I Can’t Believe Christians Are Debating These Questions

I don’t know why, but I read the articles at Christianity Today. It’s helpful to see what the conversation is on that side of the world. Often, they throw out a question to a panel of guests and post their responses. That Christians offer a diverse array of responses isn’t surprising. What stuns me is [Read More...]

Winnipeg Secularists Petition to Remove City Council Prayers

No lawsuits. No fights. Just a basic petition. That’s what the Winnipeg Secularists (in Canada) are offering to their local city council in an effort to stop the prayers read before every meeting: About 300 people have signed a petition delivered to city hall on Wednesday that calls on councillors to eliminate religious exercises at [Read More...]

Colorado Governor’s Day of Prayer Proclamations Ruled Unconstitutional!

This is a big deal. The Freedom From Religion Foundation just won a legal battle against the former and current governors of Colorado regarding their proclamations in support of the Day of Prayer. The three-judge panel issued this unanimous ruling today (PDF): A reasonable observer would conclude that these proclamations send the message that those [Read More...]

A Message From Lori Lipman Brown to Edwina Rogers

When the Secular Coalition for America opened for business in September of 2005, it was led by Lori Lipman Brown, a former state senator from Nevada who managed the SCA and lobbied Congress until she left the organization in January of 2009. (Lori was also hilariously interviewed by Stephen Colbert in a “Better Know a [Read More...]


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