Victories and media coverage — the Freedom From Religion Foundation gathered a lot of both this week.
I wanted to be impressed. I wanted to learn something. I wanted to be pleasantly surprised by a fair-minded presentation. With a few notable exceptions, however, the museum failed to meet even my low expectations.
The Greens have labored to put a veneer of objectivity, legitimacy, and scholarship on their creation, but, if history is any guide, they’ll have fallen far short.
Catholic bishops will now determine the contraceptive rights of working U.S. women.
Every year Hobby Lobby runs a July 4th “In God We Trust” ad that can’t be trusted. Andrew L. Seidel picks the misleading ad apart quote by erroneous quote.
The owners of Hobby Lobby are under federal investigation for “the illicit importation of cultural heritage from Iraq.”
If you give religion an inch, it’ll take a mile. This has never been more true in the U.S. than it is today, as illustrated by the Supreme Court’s unfortunate Hobby Lobby debacle. One argument that Hobby Lobby’s religious, anti-choice owners made in their case was that because the Affordable Care Act already had exemptions […]
The Devil’s in the details: Justice Scalia and what the Constitution actually says about favoring religion over nonreligion
The Supreme Court, or at least the five all-Catholic, all-male conservative majority on our Supreme Court, elevated religious belief above the law in the Hobby Lobby decision earlier this year. Last week, Justice Antonin Scalia, a member of that male Catholic majority, spoke at Colorado Christian University and stated what could only be inferred in the Hobby Lobby decision: […]
Christian privilege is an insidious cancer prevalent in this country. This time the victim is a 14-year-old prankster with an irreverent sense of humor. The unidentified teen posted pictures of himself and a Jesus statue in which it appears the Lord is fellating the teen. Sure, the photo is tasteless. But poor taste is not a crime […]