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Supreme Court Approves Publicly-Funded Christian Favoritism

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is from the American Humanist Association: The U.S. Supreme Court today reversed the earlier U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decision in the ongoing Bladensburg cross litigation. The court will allow the Bladensburg cross to stand, but will not upset the overarching national precedent forbidding government-sponsored religious symbols. “After our earlier victory, […]

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Humanists Conclude Oral Arguments at the Supreme Court

Reading Time: 2 minutes From the American Humanist Association: American Humanist Association Senior Counsel Monica Miller has concluded oral arguments in defense of the First Amendment before the Supreme Court of the United States. Miller argued that the 40-foot-tall Christian cross in the center of a busy intersection in Bladensburg, MD is in violation of the Establishment Clause. “Today […]

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US Elections as a Referendum on the SCOTUS

Reading Time: 2 minutes I was listening to a very old early episode of the now sadly defunct Reasonable Doubts podcast, and an interview with Eddie Tabash. It was fascinating stuff – I have a lot of time for him. One of the take-away points about the interview was the notion that, when voting in US elections for either […]