challenging religious privilege in public life



Harry Blackmun’s Gone But Not Forgotten For His Wise Roe Opinion Against Constitutional Originalism!

Harry Blackmun and his fellow Supreme Court colleagues' decision created a woman's right to an abortion in 1973, almost 50 years ago.

Dark Money Helped Make A Catholic Supreme Court. Roe’s Death May Foster Anti Family Planning / LGBTQ Attacks

The almost certain Supreme Court decision to kill Roe goes back to religious fanatics' efforts to change choice ever since Roe's inception.

White evangelicals are a political curse

Currently, white evangelicals are the heart of the Republican Party, giving it at least three-fourths of their vote.

GOP Wake Up From Your Racism! It will Be Those Many Minorities You So Fear Who Will Save Our Democracy!

GOP states who have passed laws suppressing minority voting as US population diversity grows is not going to ultimately prevail.

Holy Horrors: The medieval Catholic hierarchy

Popes, cardinals, archbishops, abbots, bishops, priests, and monks kept concubines and pocketed church wealth.

Citizens Awaken! You Really Have Something To Lose This November: Your Democracy!

Ever since Trump began his drive to destroy the principal institutions of our republic, he has been ably abetted by his party's leaders.

When thinking is made a crime

Arrival of The Enlightenment gradually erased the church's power to kill people. But blasphemy laws still sent nonconformists to prison.

Peggy Noonan’s “There’s A Baby In There” Opinion Attacks The Core Of Our Democracy

Noonan is a practicing Catholic, as are the majority of Justices on our Supreme Court, thanks to the packing of the Court by Trump.

Holy Horrors: The Black Death

When the bubonic plague stalked Europe in 1348, hysterical Christians concluded that it was caused by Jews poisoning wells.