Reading Time: 6 minutes In the name of upholding ancient gender norms, Christian apologists are willing to throw out all of modern science.
Reading Time: 4 minutes God is the ultimate ad baculum argument. By claiming to be following God’s will, religious believers can concoct rules justified not by reason, but by the threat of force.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A growing movement of Christian evangelicals decries “expressive individualism,” or in other words, the freedom to make your own choices and decide what to do with your own life.A growing movement of Christian evangelicals decries “expressive individualism,” or in other words, the freedom to make your own choices and decide what to do with your own life.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The religious right no longer has the numbers or the influence to stop corporations from catering to shifting cultural norms, but they’re becoming more and more willing to use harassment and violence instead.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Last year, I joined American Atheists as their State Policy Counsel, and the disastrous 2023 state legislative session has very much been a trial by fire. Most of my day-to-day includes tracking thousands of bills, managing our grassroots secular advocacy teams in various states, and working to advance positive legislation while simultaneously trying to stop […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes May 17 was the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. It was also the day when Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed five new bills into law, under a so-called “Let Kids Be Kids” package that would better fit the title if certain childhood traumas, like lockdown drills, weren’t considered part of doing business in […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Catholic church is suffering a massive priest shortage, and conservatives want to make it worse by hunting down clerical sinners so they can be purged.
Reading Time: 3 minutes You don’t have to run for Congress to help protect our secular democracy. It’s at the level of your local school board that the Christian nationalist agenda is making its most influential stand. So it’s at public meetings of those school boards that our voices are most desperately needed.
Reading Time: 4 minutes During a recent interview on Liberty Counsel’s “Liberty Pastors” show, the hate-group’s president Mat Staver explained that Christian schools should ban children with gay parents. Why go after the kids? Because exposing other students to well-adjusted and kind classmates with gay parents might lead students to think gay people are well-adjusted and kind… and that […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes For the past few days, an out-of-context clip from Pastor Andy Stanley, the leader of North Point Community Church in Alpharetta, Georgia, has been circulating online because he appears to welcome gay people in his church in a way that seems unusual among evangelicals. Some conservative Christians, like the guy tweeting below, are furious that […]