Reading Time: 4 minutes Members of a Christian hate-group are outraged after their reservation was canceled at Metzger Bar and Butchery in Richmond, Virginia. Last Wednesday night, members of The Family Foundation, a Christian non-profit that essentially acts as a right-wing faith-based lobbying group (without that designation), planned to host a reception for 15-20 people at the restaurant for […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes Although the coronavirus pandemic is clearly starting to ebb, as of March 9, 2022 an average of 35,496 Americans were still be being hospitalized daily with the disease, and it’s still killing 1,451 citizens each day on average, the New York Times reported. So, the current pandemic is far from over in the U.S., which […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes America for decades has lagged behind Western Europe in growing more secular. Now we seem to be catching up with Spain, though.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Just say “X-Files” and you’ll learn how popular the concept of aliens is to human beings. You may be surprised to know who is least skeptical of them.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Public shaming is as Christian as crosses symbolizing the crucifixion. So Christians condemning public shaming in other contexts is hypocrisy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Disinformation about Covid-19 and its vaccines, as that perpetrated by now-infected Cardinal Raymond Burke, causes needless suffering and death.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The coronavirus itself is morally blameless in its devastation. But Donald Trump, right-wing media and accommodating Christians are not.
Reading Time: 4 minutes In seven U.S. states, laws — although they have long been ignored — preclude atheist politicians from holding public office. What’s to stop their revival?
Reading Time: 4 minutes I believe colonial revolutionary Thomas Paine was mistaken in believing himself a godly man. Most of what he wrote reads like pure atheism to me.
Reading Time: 4 minutes So-called “Lords Spiritual,” clergy granted unelected, full-power seats in the U.K.’s Parliament, are a symptom of chronic church-state non-separation.