Support the Humanist Community at Harvard

Chris Stedman and Chelsea Link are doing a twelve-hour-blogathon right now to raise money for the Humanist Community at Harvard. It’s a fantastic organization, so check out their posts and chip in a few dollars if you can. [Read more...]

Future Senator Tim Scott: ‘The Greatest Minority Under Assault Today are Christians’

In South Carolina, Rep. Tim Scott will soon take over Senator Jim DeMint‘s Senate seat. (Sorry, Herb Silverman!)

While it’s not surprising that Scott holds conservative views like both DeMint and Governor Nikki Haley (who appointed him), it’s worth looking into his views on church/state separation… turns out he doesn’t give a damn about it. [Read more...]

Pew Study: Worldwide, One in Six Has No Religious Affiliation

A new study (PDF) out today by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life looks at numbers from 2010 and finds that 16.3% of the global population (approximately 1,126,500,000 people) have no religious affiliation:

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James Dobson: The Shooting Happened Because We Allow Abortion and Gay Marriage

Yes, he no longer runs Focus on the Family. Yes, his views shouldn’t really matter anymore. To millions of (mostly older) evangelical Christians, though, James Dobson is still as influential as ever.

And this is how he uses his pulpit: To tell the world that the shootings in Newtown occurred because we allow abortion and gay marriage, basically shoving our collective middle finger in God’s face. [Read more...]

A Couple of Projects Worth Supporting

A couple of projects I’ve promoted on this site are still hoping to raise funds and the deadlines are approaching. [Read more...]


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