challenging religious privilege in public life



When Religion and American Politics Became One

The Republican presidential platform was built on a specific brand of Christianity. Where did it come from and how did it happen?

Betsy DeVos and God’s Plan for Schools

At a 2001 gathering of conservative Christian philanthropists, she singled out education reform as a way to “advance God’s kingdom”.

What a Trump presidency could mean for Planned Parenthood and women’s health

Cecile Richards: "There are almost no words to capture the threat that this election result poses to our democracy."

Dominionism Hiding in Plain Sight

Dominionism has been an evolving movement for a half century, and has advanced far more rapidly than its early proponents imagined.

14 privileges enjoyed by religious groups in America

Religion in America today not only has all the “liberty” one could imagine, but enjoys an extraordinary array of special privileges.

Think Taxpayer Funding of Religious Schools No Big Deal? – A Wake-Up Call

Most religious ideologies do not withstand critical thought, which is why parochial schools spend much time teaching our kids what to think.

Scalia Admits He’s Never Read The Constitution, Says Government Can Endorse Religion

The Founding Fathers added the Establishment Clause precisely because they did not want the government supporting religion in any way.

7 Reasons Why We Need More Secular Men In America

Good men can be found in all walks of life, but there is one group of men whose qualities set the standard for our evolving…

The Republican Party’s religion problem

Social conservatism and religion have remained a driving force in the Republican Party, in particular, but clearly not like they once did.

Not God’s Politics

What believers do not have a right to do is enshrine their precepts as universal morality that overrides the democratic process.