Ask Richard: Telling My Daughters Their Father Committed Suicide

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. I need help so much. My ex husband committed suicide on New Year’s. Our two daughters, age 9 and 12 were told he died. I don’t know how to tell them that he committed suicide. Some people have said not to tell them, but they [Read More...]

The Solution To Rising STD Rates? Stop Using Condoms, Says Catholic Group

When you tell people that condoms won’t work, you don’t make them more likely to stay virgins until holy matrimony. You make them less likely to use condoms while having sex, making them more likely to get the STDs you claim to want to prevent. [Read more...]

Why Religion is Like Mark Sanchez

In this week’s issue of the New Yorker, James Surowiecki digs into the frustrating problem now confronting the New York Jets: They owe less-than-stellar quarterback Mark Sanchez $8,250,000 next year whether or not he plays… but he’s not playing well at all. What should they do? Stick with him and hope he improves or go with a different quarterback (Tim Tebow?) altogether? [Read more...]

1,000+ Catholic Priests Just Signed a Petition… Guess What It Was About?

Over 1,000 leaders in the Catholic Church — “almost a [quarter] of all Catholic priests in England and Wales” — just signed a petition against same-sex marriage: [Read more...]

Secular Student Alliance has a $250,000 Matching Offer for 2013!

Obviously, one of your New Year’s Resolutions is to give more in 2013 and the Secular Student Alliance is giving you the chance to have your contribution doubled, courtesy of Jeff Hawkins and Janet Strauss pledging a matching offer of $250,000. Last year, the SSA grew to over 400 affiliates, sent out over 300 packages of [Read More...]


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