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U.S. Confidence in Religion Falls Again

The confidence of Americans in organized religion has fallen in the last year and now stands at a historic low of just 36%.

Sharia court orders jail for rape victim unless kids handed to rapist. Wait … I meant Alabama.

These horrible stories aren’t just anomalies in red states, but rather the end game of what the GOP wants for the rest of the US.

Texas GOP files ‘Abolition of Abortion Act’ to ban abortion and make it punishable by death penalty

Texas state House Bill 896, introduced earlier this year, has the potential not just to criminalize abortion, but to classify it as a homicide.

Neil Gorsuch says no-one can sue to stop government establishing religion

All Americans are already "coerced" into providing tens-of-billions of dollars annually in free, tax-exempt welfare to churches.

Here are Evangelical Christianity’s 10 biggest gaslighting tactics

To Evangelicals, the Old Testament is the timeless Word of God, except when the vile atrocities described there become inconvenient.

Kentucky Just Banned Abortion

The Kentucky Legislature has passed two bills, and unless a court blocks them, abortion will effectively be banned in the 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.

Trump’s White House Has Resurrected ‘Army of God’ Anti-Abortion Extremists

Christian extremism as a motivator for violence is often overlooked, while clinics providing abortion services are facing growing threats.

What We’re Up Against: The Right-Wing Mindset

In order to understand the current incarnation of the Republican Party, we’ll have to dive into some very dark corners of the human psyche.

How (and Why) Americans Were Taught to Hate Atheists

In the early-50’s the US government initiated a massive, multi-pronged, multi-year campaign to demonize atheism – and it worked very well.

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