The Supreme Court, the Senate, a governor — and, above all, you

The judicial, legislative and executive branches — and, above all, you the people — we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation covered all the bases this week. We urged the U.S. Supreme Court to abolish capital punishment. We argued in a friend-of-the court brief before the court (in a case that deals with religious access) […]

Only dumb religion remains

When I was young in the 1950s, Episcopalians — comprising the American wing of the Anglican faith founded by Henry VIII — were the pinnacle of the high-steeple elite. Bankers, business presidents, top lawyers, society doctors, Rotarians and other country-clubbers filled the pews and vestries of ornate churches. They sent their sons to Ivy League […]