Why I find it hard to laud pope’s ‘Laudato’

Annie Laurie Gaylor

When I read of the pope’s encyclical calling attention to global warming of “sister earth,” my immediate reaction, on face value, was that an encyclical calling for action on global warming is about the best we could hope for from a pope. It seems hard to quarrel with someone influential sounding the alarm about climate […]

Religious Right group tied to massacre, Confederate flag

Annie Laurie Gaylor

It should come as no surprise that the group behind the Confederate flag flying, still, at the South Carolina Capitol — even after the June 17 shooting massacre of nine defenseless black people at an African-American church in Charleston by a Lutheran white supremacist — is part of the Religious Right. The Council of Conservative […]