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New Washington DC Government Discriminates Against Seculars at Inauguration

The Secular Coalition for America informs us by e-mail yesterday that when it sought to have a humanist celebrant included at Mayor Vincent Gray’s first inaugural event, “One City … Praying Together,” they were denied. Representatives of American religious groups were given seats at the event.

“We would prefer that a government function such as [...]

Democrats Lead Among Seculars And Religious Independents

The Democratic Party would do well to show more appreciation for its solid non-Christian base of support. [...]

A Faith-Based Secular Socialist Machine?

Newt Gingrich’s accusations against Barack Obama don’t match political reality. [...]

Evangelical Environmentalists Don't Add Up To Much

It’s secular groups, not religious ones, who are in the lead when it comes to the environmental movement. Of the small number of religious groups who have gotten involved, non-Christians are in the majority. The idea that some kind of progressive Christianity will play a major role in confronting the right wing agenda does not fit with the facts, in this case. [...]

Evangelical Environmentalists Don’t Add Up To Much

It’s secular groups, not religious ones, who are in the lead when it comes to the environmental movement. Of the small number of religious groups who have gotten involved, non-Christians are in the majority. The idea that some kind of progressive Christianity will play a major role in confronting the right wing agenda does not fit with the facts, in this case. [...]

Dems and GOP Disrespect Major Constituency

While the Democrats and Republicans think that they can get away with disrespecting the large and growing number of non-religious Americans, the Green Party is speaking directly to them. [...]

NonReligious Americans At 13.2 Percent

Non-religious Americans are a significant cultural force in the United States, at 733 percent of the number of the followers of Judaism and 825 percent of the number of Mormons. Non-religious residents outnumber many Protestant sects as well, and are at 54 percent of the number of Catholics in the United States. [...]

Where Is Trend Leadership in Religion-Free USA?

Those same illegal immigrants that right wingers love to complain about seem to be slowing down the erosion of religion in California. I wonder if the Religious Right will adjust its rhetoric, and shift toward support of liberalized immigration. [...]

Irreligion Substantial In Unexpected Places

The survey indicates that about 28 percent of people in Wyoming identify themselves as having no religion. That’s only 6 percent fewer than the percentage of nonreligious people in Vermont. [...]

Obama Kicks Nonreligious Americans In The Teeth

Though the government may be paying the bills, Obama seems to think it’s okay if someone is fired from their job just because they don’t share the religious beliefs of their boss. [...]

Gene Robinson Gets Religion Wrong at Inaugural Bleepout

Gene Robinson, just like Rick Warren, has decided to use the power of the President of the United States to try to promote his own career. Gene Robinson has bought into the corrupt and unconstitutional system of power which says that religious Americans deserve perks and privileges from the President. [...]