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Freethought Equality Fund Follows Confused Path To Secular Power

We can expect to see the Freethought Equality PAC to go the way of the National Atheist Party, a political party which couldn’t find any actual candidates to run for office after it awkwardly declared that although it was a political party for atheists, it welcomed Christians too. [...]

5 Things You Might Wish You Never Found Out About This Morning

From the NSA to the Truth Fairy, here are the top 5 unfortunate stories in today’s news. [...]

Orange County Public Schools Hold One Standard For Christians, Another Standard For Non-Christians

Until the Orange County Public Schools either allows all points of view about religion to have equal access to high school students or institutes a ban for the distribution of materials about religion in high schools by outside groups, students in the Orlando area will be receiving a remarkable lesson in hypocrisy. [...]

GOP Illinois Congressional Candidate Suggests Family Is Only For Christians

“I stand by my principles as a Christian man, and will govern to the best of my ability by those standards,” says Paul McKinley, but where does that leave the rather sizeable minority of residents of the 2nd district of Illinois who are not Christian? [...]

Do NonTheists Need NonTheists In Congress To Be Represented?

Kyrsten Sinema has committed to respecting the separation of church and state. Nontheist voters should be satisfied with that form of representation, and leave questions of identity alone. [...]

Secular Coalition Gets Namby Pamby About Obama and Jill Stein

I don’t know the internal politics of the decision to grade Stein in this way, but to my eye, this “incomplete” grade looks like a move calculated to forestall anger at the Secular Coalition from Democratic politicians and voters. [...]

Tirade By Congressman Paul Broun On Evolution Steps Beyond Arena Of A Religious Test

A politician who is willing to go to such extremes to promote the interests of one group of citizens over all others cannot be trusted with power. That’s why, whether they’re Christian or not, the residents of Paul Broun’s congressional district in Georgia would do well to vote him out of office on Election Day next month. [...]

Mitt Romney Charter School Push Would Open Education To Corruption

The example of the Shekinah Learning Institute illustrates a good number of the serious problems that often come about as a result of the creation of charter schools. Yet, Mitt Romney wants to expand charter schools across the nation. [...]

Congress, Family Circus And The Impotence Of Prayer

Did Patrick J. Conroy’s prayer come true, or was his religious ceremony in Congress on Friday impotent? [...]

Obama Decides To Keep Government-Funded Religious Job Discrimination

On Friday, Barack Obama decided to keep the employment discrimination on the basis of religion going. He issued guidelines that allow the government to keep on paying money to create jobs that are available only to people who have certain religious beliefs. [...]

Obama Administration Refuses To Talk About Discrimination Funded By Faith Based Initiatives

Joshua Dubois, Barack Obama’s director of a program to funnel government money to churches, to pay for their employment discrimination, refuses to talk to Americans who are asking for a restoration of separation of church and state. So, why should Americans who support separation of church and state give their support to Barack Obama’s presidential re-election campaign this year? [...]