Muslims Conduct a Day of Prayer in Washington

On Friday, about 3,000 Muslims showed up in Washington to pray in front of the U.S. Capitol: “America is not perfect,” Abdul Malik, an organizer of the event called Islam on Capitol Hill, told the crowd. “But I will say something it took me my whole adult life to come to: America is not perfect, [Read More...]

Political Ramifications Due to the Rise of the Nones

Dan Gilgoff of U.S. News & World Report writes about what he thinks will happen in the future as the number of non-theists begins to rise. They are obvious, but this is an interesting observation: 3. Republicans will have to choose between becoming a more overtly religious party and reaching out more seriously to the [Read More...]

Marcha Atea: “For a Secular Society without Discrimination”

I posted yesterday about an Atheist March in Poland. And now, I learn about an Atheist March in Mexico! It will be held this Sunday in both Mexico City and Guadalajara. Why are they doing it? Here’s a loose translation: The reasons to organize and convene an act of this nature can be summarized in [Read More...]

A Pathetic Response to FFRF’s Memphis Challenge

Marilyn Loeffel of the Memphis Commercial Appeal doesn’t like the fact that the Freedom From Religion Foundation is trying to stop the Memphis City Council from opening sessions with prayer. And she uses her brilliant insight to tell us why FFRF is wrong: A group in Wisconsin is interfering with our lifestyle down here in [Read More...]

Justice Antonin Scalia on Why We Don’t Need Church/State Separation

Hamodia, the “Daily Newspaper of Torah Jewry” recently published an interview with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. As you might expect, he had a lot of ridiculous things to say about church/state separation: I have been here for a long time now — 23 years. In that time, I think the Court has become more [Read More...]