Ads promoting Islam are to be placed on New York subway cars in September, but a U.S. congressman finds people sponsoring the messages unacceptable.
Alan Dershowitz, the renowned Harvard law professor, best known for his vigorous defence of Israel, launches a brilliant critique of religion. Taken from a debate with Alan Keyes on religion's role in modern society which took place 09-27-2008
One of Christianity’s most central tenets, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, has been called into question by a radical new interpretation of a mysterious tablet found on the banks of the Dead Sea.
The Establishment Clause forbids the teaching of religion (read: creationism) in public schools. [The suit makes liberal reference to Kitzmiller v. Dover, the landmark 2005 case in which a conservative Bush-appointed judge rejected the teaching of in
[Walter making trouble again!] What changed my mind? Why am I now just as much of an obdurate atheist as I have ever been, yet, also, a friend and supporter of religion? For most, it will appear as nothing less than a logical contradiction for an ath
Intelligent design supporters aren't just turning to public venues, like schools and cinema, to make their case. Mike Renzulli comments on what their latest stealth strategy is.
Outspoken atheist Rob Sherman, who filed a lawsuit that put a stop to the Mandatory Moment of Silence, was back in the Illinois General Assembly. He was arguing Governor Rod Blagojevich’s $1,000,000 grant to the Pilgrim Baptist Church
Exhausted by constant first-hand exposure to religious extremism and after almost five years of war, many young Iraqis say they have grown disillusioned with their faith and religious leaders.
According to a recent study conducted by the think-tank Theos, a growing number of Britons doubt the existence of God or are confirmed atheists.
According to Locke and his spiritual heirs such as Thomas Jefferson, the function of government is to secure the liberty of individual citizens. Thus, the American political philosophy begins with the individual.
We Wish You An Offensive Christmas... Yet another brouhaha has erupted over how the state of Wisconsin should celebrate "the holidays."
Jerusalem, can it be? Where is the Religious Right on this one? How much are we sending to Israel?
"When Dobson’s Focus on the Family “campus” was completed, the academy skydiving team, with great ceremony, delivered the “keys from heaven” to Dobson. (PUBLISHER RECOMMENDED)
The most secular Americans are those 30 and younger -- sometimes called "Generation Y" -- 19% of whom do not identify with a religious tradition.
More than 30 organizations have joined forces to urge the U.S. Senate to remove a provision from an appropriations bill that directs tax money to a Louisiana group that promotes creationism.
Artist-cum-cartoonist Lars Vilks is thinking of turning his cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed into a musical. With a $150000 price on his head, he's offended Muslims worldwide and al-Qaida wants him dead. But Swedish artist Lars Vilks said Monday
Religion is the main target as the foundation for collectivist behavior, but nationalism and good old fashioned propaganda takes it on the chin as well. This movie is very threatening to many and is a conversation starter for certain.
A large convention of atheists gathered today in Virginia, where men, woman and children eagerly proclaimed their belief God does not exist. While their views still may be the minority in the country, atheists have become more vocal and visible in r
When you travel to Europe, don't be surprised to find that many Europeans don't believe in God. I have even witnessed some alcohol-infused conversations between Americans and Europeans that almost ended in fist fights over His/Her existance.
In his last Channel 4 series, Root of all Evil?, the evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins explored how organised faith and primitive religious values blight our lives. But the fault line runs deeper even than religion.
Prohibitions are all in the minds of many Americans who are very involved in their Christian doctrines. They somehow feel that there is something wrong with being able to make these choices on their own without the government’s permission.
Religion - Politics & my Good Friday Breakfast with United States Senator Jon Kyl and Congressman Trent Franks
Your Soul for a FREE DVD (Warning: very offensive to many)
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - A U.S. man who found 300 letters to God floating in the Atlantic Ocean said on Friday he will donate them to a church instead of selling them on eBay following protests from religious people.
This clip definitely goes into the “Non-Believer” category in the contents pages on this site. But a lot of believers know exactly what they are talking about.
Here comes the sex police, they’re at your bedroom door - Movin’ in next door, searchin’ from floor to floor - You know what they’re lookin’ for - Someone’s always keepin’ score every time you dip the oar
I want “god’s” job. What other profession in the universe would you get all the credit and none of the blame? If something good happens, then you would get all the credit, but if something bad happens, well that was someone else’s fault. What a great
A judge has ordered a priest to appear in court this month to prove that Jesus Christ existed. Legal proceedings began against Father Righi after the priest denounced an author in the parish newsletter for questioning Christ’s historical existence.
In many cases, there was little mention of child molestation. Instead, euphemisms such as "boundary violations" were used to describe the conduct.
A good link to sanity, logic and reason.