Secular Blog

December 4, 2012 - 3:21 pm

Protecting the lives of children, even from their own parents, is the duty of the state. In most cases, the state does its best to step in when children are being abused and neglected.

November 29, 2012 - 1:22 pm

I recently wrote that potential presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, touted as not stupid, nevertheless appears to be anti-science.

November 19, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal recently urged his Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party." In order to win elections, he also advised Republicans to reject anti-intellectualism.

November 8, 2012 - 2:56 pm

Regardless of party affiliation, any elected official that serves his or her constituency for four decades should be recognized as exhibiting the essence of representative democracy.

November 7, 2012 - 5:12 pm

Election Day wasn't without its share of disappointments but for the nontheistic community it was overwhelmingly a very good night!

November 5, 2012 - 3:22 pm

In October, the Secular Coalition for America released the 2012 Presidential Candidate Scorecard, which rates each of the presidential candidates on issues important to the secular community.

November 5, 2012 - 3:18 pm

There’s no doubt about it: atheists get a bad rap.

According to a 2006 national survey, nearly 79 percent of Americans believe that atheists don’t share their vision of American society. Nonbelievers are branded as immoral, hedonistic and rebellious.

October 26, 2012 - 1:48 pm

After the Pew Forum study earlier this month that indicated 19.6 percent of Americans are religiously unaffiliated, we didn't expect another study on the "nones" quite so soon.