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We’re fighting religious nationalism — at home and abroad

HandmaidWrap We’re fighting religious nationalism — at home and abroad

We were preoccupied this week at the Freedom From Religion Foundation with the onslaught of religious nationalism — both domestically and globally. The Religious Right assaults women’s rights Here in the United States, an extremely disturbing recent manifestation of the Religious Right resurgence has been the attack on abortion rights in statehouses around the country. […]

The Facts vs. The O’Reilly Factor

Screen Shot 2017 04 25 at 9.26.14 AM The Facts vs. The O’Reilly Factor

Here, in honor of the toppling of Bill O’Reilly last week from Fox News Network, is an article I wrote after my first appearance on “The O’Reilly Factor” in the fall of 2000.

Banish de facto religious tests for presidency

algheadshot Banish de facto religious tests for presidency

The remark by presidential wannabe Ben Carson that a Muslim shouldn’t be U.S. president on “Meet the Press” yesterday is being roundly — and appropriately — condemned, with news agencies tackling the controversy. Carson, a retired physician, said: “I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would […]

Fox’s ‘fair and balanced’ means 4 against 1

Annie Laurie on Hannity Show 2015

Please click on the image above or here to view a clip from The Hannity Show. How many angry Christian men does it take to debate one atheist woman? According to Sean Hannity, at least four. I was ganged up on Hannity’s July 1 show on the national Fox News network. I was told the show […]