Egypt and Pakistan Push UN Resolution on “Anti-Muslim” Speech
March 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 Blasphemy
March 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 Baptists
March 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 clause
March 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 Atheism
February 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 Birthday
February 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 Value
February 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 Day
February 14, 2009


Religious extremists across the globe want to ban Valentine’s Day. Secularists ought to claim it.

Why Darwin Day Matters
February 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 Back
February 9, 2009


Council for Secular Humanism Blasts Baylor University Religion Survey; Rodney Stark Hurls Acerbic Response Back