One Thing Bill Maher Gets Wrong

In a TIME article about the rise of atheist “churches” (“Non-Belief System,” August 4) Bill Maher expressed misgivings about the trend—misgivings that are also shared by many long- time atheists: “It undermines the whole point of atheism, because the reason why people need to get together in religion is precisely because it’s nonsensical.” At one [Read More...]

The Week in Review: Law and Atheism, 1/10/13

Although it isn’t legal news, necessarily, it is related to activism: let’s celebrate that Malala Yousafzai has been released from the hospital in Birmingham, England, pending another round of surgery, which should take place several weeks from now. Word is that her family will not be returning to Pakistan. Since the Taliban has vowed to [Read More...]