Canadian Free Speech And Reactions To M-103 (VIDEO)

The Canadian motion M-103 has caused division as some feel the lines have been blurred between hate speech and free speech. [Read more…]

No, That’s Not What ‘Free Speech’ Means

Those words do not mean what he thinks they mean. [Read more…]

Good News Club Discovers It’s Harder to Intimidate Adults than Children

If you’ve heard of the Good News Club, a fundamentalist Christian evangelical club for elementary school kids, you’re most likely securely planted on one side of the fence or the other.  You either think the GNC is great for kids, or you realize its tactics are vile and damaging to the self-esteem of children and [Read More…]

Is North Carolina the Most Intolerant State?

It’s starting to look that way. North Carolina state legislators have recently made statements and proposed legislation that support such a claim.  By now, everyone has heard about the proposed bill to declare an official religion.  It was proposed on 4/2/13 by two Republican legislators, supported by 11 more, and finally shot down by the House Speaker [Read More…]

North Carolina’s Move to Declare a State Religion and Its Constitutional Ripple Effect

On Tuesday 4/2/13, two Republican North Carolina state representatives introduced a bill that would effectively allow them to declare an official state religion.  Since then, word of this bill spread like wildfire across social media outlets and blogs on both sides of the aisle.  The sponsors of the proposed legal change are Carl Ford (R-China Grove) [Read More…]

Prayer Discontinued from Town Council Meetings — Overreacting Christians Don’t Understand the Constitution or Inclusion

Recently in Longview, Washington, an atheist named Dan L. Smith threatened legal action against the local town council for their refusal to discontinue religious invocations at their meetings.  This threat came after years of emailing the council members and their refusal to take action.  As a result, Mayor Don Jensen has instructed the group that [Read More…]

Christians and Muslims Join Forces on a Common Obsession: Hotel Porn

Once again, fundamentalist theologians are attempting to invade the right to individual privacy.  Two well-respected religious scholars have collaborated to attempt to end access to adult movie channels in hotel rooms.  Setting aside their theological differences, Dr. Robert George, The McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals Institutions at Princeton University, [Read More…]

IRS Warns Religious Institutions — Will They Back It Up?

Recently, an IRS official warned church pastors attending the Faith Leaders Summit meeting in Washington that endorsing candidates or contributing to campaigns could result in revocation of the church’s tax-exempt status.  Basically what this means is that a pastor can do whatever they want as a private citizen, but endorsing, speaking against, campaigning for, or [Read More…]