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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, Science, freedom from religion

Pope Francis continues his tradition of speaking with pointed candor on urgent issues of the day, this time commenting on the awful costs, and some of the root causes, of war. President Obama headlines a panel at a Georg ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, Citizens Rights

All human societies have been shaped by religion. A current view in science holds that the human belief in a great deity an all-powerful entity who oversees human action and metes out judgment and punishment is essential ...

Category: Human Rights, Morality, Religion

Amid the grief and outpouring of support for those murdered in Paris comes the wailing of tears from another continent, where they are also suffering unspeakable brutality from extremists armed with weapons of war and eq ...

Category: Human Rights, Islam, Morality, Politics, Social Justice

0 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes No Sense (Part 2)](/assets/ulc/blog/scaled/lesbian-wedding.jpg){.alignleft .size-thumbnail .wp-image-3476 width=150 height=150}In a recent blog entry titled "10 Reasons Why Homophobia Makes ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Citizens Rights

Why the ULC Ministries cannot stay silent on Pastor Richey's broken silence on gay marriageThis is the third installment of the ULC Ministries's "Fear Blog" series where we highlight the ways in which fear is used in ina ...

Category: Equal Rights, Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Social Equality

It has been reported that comedian and actor Tracy Morgan went on a "homophobic rant" at a Nashville comedy club last night. His comments were not well-received by the crowd, and the backlash has been great. Comments abo ...

Category: Human Rights, Social Equality

Everyone knows how Lady Gaga feels about being gay. Repetitive and upbeat, she declares no matter "gay, straight or bi, lesbian or transgender life, you're on the right track baby. You were born to survive," in her new s ...

Category: Human Rights, Social Equality

Religion was one of the most time honored family, and even national, traditions. It was passed down from generation to generation as parents woke their children up on Sunday mornings to attend church, teaching them to do ...

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

Online ordination is a new hot button issue in religion today with some questioning its validity and bemoaning the secularization of a hallowed institution while others rejoice in the opportunity to have their most sacre ...

Category: Freedom of Religion, Human Rights, Religion, Social Equality, Social Justice