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Joe Kennedy is the assistant head football coach at Bremerton High School in Bremerton, Washington. For years, he has had the tradition of heading to the 50-yard-line after every football game and praying. He says he tha ...

Category: Ceremonies, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights

The founder of the advocacy group Freedom From Religion Foundation has died at age 88 in Wisconsin. A pioneer in the effort to create a secular society, she leaves a legacy of activism that has inspired atheists, agnosti ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Science, freedom from religion

Atheists win official protection from discrimination in matters of housing and employment in Madison, Wisconsin. Women seem to be coming forward as atheists in greater numbers than ever before. Leaders within atheist mov ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Religion, Spirituality

Among the many groups observing and reporting on religious freedom globally, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) monitors conditions in countries of the world, except at home in the U ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination

France enacts laws and regulations regarding secular schools, and some Muslims say that their religion is a special target. Following the awful killings of satirical journalists and Jewish store patrons in Paris in Janua ...

Category: Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Christianity, Citizens Rights

An educator starts his undergraduate college religion in education courses with an anonymous poll. Students get prompts that they are to answer in any way they want, such as "Muslims are _____\__" and "Ch ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Online Ordination, Religion, Science

From a minority faith community besieged in Iraq, to pockets of religious believers squeezed by power plays coming from powerful groups around the globe, it seems that much of the instability in the world has a direct im ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Islam, Morality, Online Ordination, Religion

Catholic Bishops are taking a stand. They are standing strong against the rights of women to receive birth control coverage as a part of their health insurance. The Catholic Church condemns condoms and hormonal birth con ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Health and Wellness, Morality, Politics

In a recent blog entry titled "10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 1)", we attempted to refute five arguments used to justify homophobia and deny LGBT people equal rights. Here we will attempt to refute the re ...

Category: Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights

As the Washington State Legislature holds hearings on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage in that state, social conservatives have ramped up their campaign against homosexuality and LGBT rights. The National Org ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Equal Rights, Freedom of Religion, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Weddings, Citizens Rights