Egypt and Pakistan Push UN Resolution on “Anti-Muslim” SpeechMarch 16, 2009
Egypt and Pakistan are moving in on a UN Human Rights Council resolution that would block criticism of Islam.
Afghan Court Upholds Student Journalist’s 20-Year Sentence for BlasphemyMarch 12, 2009
The Afghan Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year sentence for the “crime” of blasphemy.
American Nonbelievers are now Third behind Catholics and BaptistsMarch 9, 2009
The just-released 2008 American Religious Identification Survey shows that nonbelievers make up 15% of the American population.
Obama ready to undo Bush medical conscience clauseMarch 2, 2009
Obama will reverse a Bush regulation letting health care workers avoid duties that they find religiously objectionable.
A Theologian’s Confused Response to New AtheismFebruary 23, 2009
Catholic theologian John F. Haught has some confused responses to the New Atheism that are nevertheless worth pondering.
Virginia GOP Chair Insults Darwin on his BirthdayFebruary 20, 2009
Virginia GOP Chair Jeff Frederick accused Darwin of racism . . . even though the Darwins were a family of ardent abolitionists.
How Does Humanism Find Moral ValueFebruary 16, 2009
Humanists agree that we have ethical obligations to everyone, but how can we tell what has moral value?
Ultra-Religionists Around the World Oppose Valentine’s DayFebruary 14, 2009
Religious extremists across the globe want to ban Valentine’s Day. Secularists ought to claim it.
Why Darwin Day MattersFebruary 12, 2009
A few reasons why Darwin Day matters, and why you should get involved!
Council Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response BackFebruary 9, 2009
Council for Secular Humanism Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back