Reading Time: 4 minutes America’s secretary of state is officially promoting his Christian faith to world leaders. Isn’t that exactly what the Constitution prohibits?
My state is a church-state-separation scofflaw, and proud of it
Reading Time: 4 minutes A new national survey on U.S. church-state separation shows that a lot of states couldn’t care less about that, including my own state, South Dakota.
China right to hold religion in check. But its tactics too harsh.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Like secular Americans, leaders of officially atheist Communist China want to keep religion from disrupting society. But can the U.S. find a gentler path to that noble goal?
Poll: About half of college students want ‘God’ removed from money
Reading Time: 4 minutes In a recent poll of college students, 45 percent of respondents said the phrase “In God We Trust” should be removed from U.S. currency. That’s bad news for the GOP.
Quebec bans some public servants from wearing religious symbols
Reading Time: 4 minutes Quebec province in Canada passed a law protecting the secular ethos in its Constitution by barring public employees from wearing religious garb. Muslims aren’t happy.
Religious norms blocked me from a Saudi pool. Happens here, too.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Not only theocracies deny gender rights based on ancient religious traditions. It also happens right here in the United States.
MAGA: Top Trump officials see Christian God as nation’s savior
Reading Time: 4 minutes Religion is driving the political agenda of key U.S. federal officials. They seek more Bibles in schools and official state religions, etc., and await the “rapture.”
U.S. Constitution Protects Superstition, Not ‘Religion’
Reading Time: 4 minutes What does “freedom of religion” actually mean in the Constitution? It doesn’t mean what you think it does.