Secular Blog

May 11, 2016 - 12:00 am

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.

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April 29, 2016 - 4:05 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 - 4:37 pm

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

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April 19, 2016 - 12:00 am

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 5, 2016 - 12:00 am

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.

March 30, 2016 - 2:25 pm

Presented this month by the Freedom From Religion Foundation.

Settlement urged in Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged v. Burwell

March 22, 2016 - 11:22 am

I recently wrote about the professed religious views of presidential candidates. I asked my favorite candidate, Bernie Sanders, at a public forum in South Carolina, if he would acknowledge being an atheist.

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