Secular Blog

August 5, 2016 - 10:32 am

No, but it might look that way.

In a Wiki-leaked email, Democratic National Committee CFO Brad Marshall appeared to want someone to ask Bernie Sanders if he believed in God, as a way to hurt Bernie's campaign. However, that email was written in May and I asked the question in February, before the South Carolina primary.

 

July 20, 2016 - 3:31 pm

America is an exceptional country because our founders wisely established a secular nation whose authority rests with "We the people," not "Thou the deity."

Read more at the Huffington Post...

July 18, 2016 - 9:42 am

A July 8 article reports that Sen. Larry Grooms, R-Charleston, sent a letter signed by 50 legislators to Berkeley County School Board members, saying the board should be allowed to continue reciting the Lord's Prayer at public meetings. One board member referred to a suggested alternative moment of silence as "a moment of censorship."

June 29, 2016 - 2:47 pm

Presented this month by the American Humanist Association. 

Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt - Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion restrictions

June 28, 2016 - 12:02 pm

As an atheist, some people assume I must be anti-religion. Not so. By one measure, I might be the most religious person in America.

June 27, 2016 - 2:47 pm

Donald Trump would undoubtedly like a running mate whose views and personality are similar to his. I can't think of a better mate for him than Newt Gingrich, who at times seems Trumpier than Trump.

 

June 21, 2016 - 2:06 pm

Only weeks after declaring himself a friend of the LGBT community, Donald Trump is meeting today with more than 1,000 leaders of the religious right so they can "test his values." Attendees include Tony Perkins, the president of the Family

June 6, 2016 - 9:25 am

(Given on 6/4/2016 by our Executive Director, Larry T. Decker)

Hello People of Reason!

May 30, 2016 - 11:00 pm

I was pleased when I heard last year that the President of the Boy Scouts of America, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, called for an end to the ban on gay leaders. But my brief satisfaction turned to disappointment when I learned his reason...

May 19, 2016 - 1:27 pm

The following is an interview with Thomas Javerliat, who traveled all the way from France to intern with the Secular Coalition for America. (pictured above).

The Secular District Featured blog posts from members of the coalition.