challenging religious privilege in public life

Book Excerpts

In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Excerpt from Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel's book, "In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind".

The Catholic League and Suppression of the Press Today

According to William Donohue, the Catholic League has won the support of all of the U.S. Cardinals and many of the Bishops as well.

Why We Must Defend Free Speech

Leading Nazis, such as Joseph Goebbels and Theodor Fritsch were all prosecuted by the Weimar Republic for their anti-Semitic speech.

The Catholic Church and Its Obsession With Sex

The Church, from the beginning, was concerned with "out-reproducing" other groups. Sex, to some extent, became a concern on those grounds.

Women Beyond Belief: Discovering Life without Religion

All three Abrahamic religions are nasty, and women have borne the brunt of the nastiness throughout history.

Child Abuse Scandal: How the Irish Government protected the Catholic Church

It is clear from the details contained within this document that we are confronted with a widespread evil that went on year after year, decade…

A few reasons Americans have a distorted view of the Catholic Church

Any time a report appears in the press placing the Church in a bad light, almost without exception there is an immediate demand for an…

The Vatican’s sabotage of efforts to address population growth

The Vatican is successfully blocking consideration of the reality that popu­lation growth is the most serious threat to the security of all nations.

Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-Year Collaboration

Excerpt from Nobel Prize winners David Hubel and Torsten Wiesel's book, "Brain and Visual Perception: The Story of a 25-Year Collaboration".

Vatican Rejection of Freedom of the Press

The pressure of the Catholic Church on American journalism is one of the most important forces in American life.