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Utah: Land of the squeamish, home of the Crazy

December is usually when The Crazy is most prominently on display in dear Utah, but the shockingly abrupt court decision that had our count…

Started by Brian Daurelle

0 Jan 3, 2014

Clergy and churches lose billion-dollar tax exemption!

The Freedom From Religion Foundation and the American taxpayer won a significant legal victory on November 22, 2013 when U.S. District Judg…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

5 Dec 30, 2013
Reply by David Smith

Sarah Palin lashes out at athiests on book tour at Liberty University

Former half-term governor of Alaska and failed vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin lashed out at atheists when she appeared at Liberty…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

1 Dec 12, 2013
Reply by Tommy R.

Somebody stop me... [ADMIN EDIT: Discussions must contain more than a link] Oklahoma’s…

Started by Diane

33 Dec 11, 2013
Reply by Gallup's Mirror

Should a company be allowed to opt out of Obamacare for religious reasons?

An Ohio company wants to opt out of Obamacare for reasons they say are protected by Freedom of Religion. Do they have a point? Suppose you…

Started by Unseen

35 Nov 5, 2013
Reply by Unseen

On bling bishops and walls of separation

Pope Francis has removed Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst-- also known as the Bling Bishop-- from his Limburg, Gremany diocese post, due…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

18 Oct 26, 2013
Reply by Reg The Fronkey Farmer

What will be the fate of 'Under God' in Massachusetts and other states?

A family of Humanists in Massachusetts just asked a judge to order an end to the state mandated, teacher led, daily declaration in public s…

Started by Gallup's Mirror

13 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by Gregg R Thomas

Quebec to ban religious symbols?

An interesting issue: I recall the t…

Started by Norm Keller

0 Sep 2, 2013

Quebec "Charter of Values" worth keeping an eye on

This is a heads up for my comrades on Think Atheist.  The government of the province of Quebec, Canada is contemplating legislation that wi…

Started by David Ross Mann

1 Aug 29, 2013
Reply by Strega

Marriage Belongs To The State.

No, marriage in the west is culturally religious.   For us Catholics, it's a sacrament.  Even the form of the state ceremony, an exchange o…

Started by H3xx

15 Aug 12, 2013
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