It’s Sunday. Do You Know Where Your Supreme Court Justices Are?

Six of the U.S. Supreme Court members spent the day attending Red Mass — a special service for law professionals that has been held since 1953. The Mass requests guidance from the Holy Spirit for all who seek justice, and offers the opportunity to reflect on what Catholics believe is the God-given power and responsibility [Read More...]

The Lodi Lawsuit Waiting to Happen

The city of Lodi, California used to allow non-denominational, non-sectarian prayers before City Council meetings. That was a bad idea back in May when it was instituted. Somehow, they’ve made it worse. On Wednesday night, the Lodi (California) City Council voted unanimously, 5-0, to allow uncensored prayers before meetings. That is to say, you can [Read More...]

DC Voucher Program is Unconstitutional

When the details and effects of the DC Voucher Program are examined, there should be no question that should be considered an unconstitutional violation of the separation of church and state.  I’m not addressing the program’s efficacy or effect on public schools – others can debate that – but regardless, it is an affront to [Read More...]

Repealing the Blasphemy Law and Getting a Secular Irish Constitution

Blasphemy Day is tomorrow and Atheist Ireland is ready to make a move. As you may recall, the Irish government recently passed a law making it a crime to blaspheme. What is AI doing in response? Atheist Ireland is seeking your help today to launch and shape a new long-term campaign with two important aims: [Read More...]

DC Voucher Debate Recap pt 1

I just got back from the DC Young Democrats-sponsored debate on the DC Voucher program.  My side — opposing the program — lost by a single vote, but I really enjoyed myself and heard from various members of the audience that I did a great job. We only had an introduction and conclusions, so I [Read More...]