A state district judge in Comal County said God told him to intervene in jury deliberations to sway…https://atxne.ws/2Dw4WZW
Magical thinking has always run deep in America, but in the last 30 years things have begun to escalate. “Nutty fringe ideas” are making their way into the mainstream.http://bit.ly/2DuFwMF
The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people and performing some procedures.http://n.pr/2rjdXjH
This is how quickly it happened. One moment we were passing sumptuous kebob platters around the table making polite introductions, and the next we were swapping trauma stories that we—all people of color, many LGBTQ—had experienced in what were essentially white Christian spaces. This article is reprinted with permission from Religion Dispatches. Follow RD on Facebook or Twitter for...
According to two atheist organizations, non-religious troops had a choice: pray or be punished.http://bit.ly/2Dmat5g
Attorney General Jeff Sessions believes that without God there is no truth, and secularists are unfit to work for the government.http://bit.ly/2DcF71f
‘Medical Malpractice’: Catholic Bishops Urge Parents, Doctors to Withhold Care for Transgender Kids (Updated)
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops with its unscientific claims continues to guide medical policy across the United States. Catholic hospitals follow directives issued by the Bishops.http://bit.ly/2E5cGPj
If the Catholic Bishops, their Evangelical Protestant allies, and other Right-wing fundamentalists had the sole objective of decimating religious belief, they couldn’t be doing a better job of it. Testimonials at sites like ExChristian.net show that people leave religion for a number of reasons, many of which religious leaders have very little control over. Sometimes, for example, people take...