Secular Blog

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).

May 10, 2016 - 11:00 pm

In "The Last Taboo: Why America Needs Atheism," published in the New Republic in 1996, Wendy Kaminer wrote, "Atheists generate about as much sympathy as pedophiles.

Read the full article here...

April 29, 2016 - 3:05 pm

Presented this month by the American Humanist Association.

Supplemental Reply Briefs filed with Supreme Court in religious employers’ challenge to the ACA contractive coverage mandate

April 27, 2016 - 3:37 pm

I grew up hearing that it was impolite to discuss in public the three most interesting topics-politics, sex, and religion.

Read more at the Huffington Post...


April 18, 2016 - 11:00 pm

The Civil War started in my hometown of Charleston, South Carolina. At the time, the South called it the "War Between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America," now shortened to the "War Between the States."

April 4, 2016 - 11:00 pm

Israel became America's favorite Middle East country in part because of common interests and shared democratic ideals, but I'm disturbed that Saudi Arabia is our second-favorite.

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