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American Theocracy

Cardinal Dolan’s Bigoted Stripes Grow Bolder As He Praises Indiana’s Mike Pence For Anti-Gay Law

Cardinal Timothy Dolan weighed in on Indiana’s pro-bigotry law on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” While he called for civility in discussions...

Why We Need to Lose Religion to Save America

People who believe the US can somehow be saved by a rebirth of religious piety miss the most profound lesson American history has to offer.

Americans are leaving religion. Why are we still subsidizing it?

As more Americans abandon organized religion, many of the newly secular are unsympathetic to subsidizing religion via the tax code.

Patriotic Americans have the right not to believe in any God

It might seem paradoxical that so many Americans consider religious faith as a necessary component of American identity.

8 Outrageous Facts About Mike Pence’s Record on Reproductive Rights

For years, Pence has been on what Politico dubbed a “one-man crusade” to end patients’ access to care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

America’s Founders Wanted Church And State To Be Separate And So Should You

Today we have more than just the “In God We Trust” motto to worry about it when it comes to separation of church and state.

Trump’s attorney general wants god’s moral order enforced by government

Trump’s Attorney General nominee William Barr is a Catholic conservative who rejects the separation of church and state.

Why is Secular European Society Doing So Much Better Than God-Fearing America?

It is the lack of a traditional religious world-view that helps create the most benign societal conditions yet seen.

The Politics of Hellfire in America: Puritans Past and Present

Fundamentalist Christians live in a different United States than the rest of us who call it home. They inhabit a chosen nation...

Enough! This Nation was NOT Founded on Christianity

It makes no sense to logically argue that America was founded on Christianity when there’s overwhelming evidence that says otherwise.