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Homeschooling has been on the rise for several years now. In fact, it is estimated that 2 million children are now homeschooled by their parents. The reasons vary, but one of the most common reasons is because people wan ...

Category: Human Rights, Online Ordination, Religion, school

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

A sentence that has more to say might use a semicolon in the middle; the words continue on the other side of the grammatical symbol for "there is more to say about this." Many people today are tattooing themselves with t ...

Category: Aid, Health and Wellness, Human Rights, Morality

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

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, Online Ordination, 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

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

A curious story was covered in Sunday's edition of the CBS Morning Show--an emerging art and literary movement called "steampunk". The movement might be described a re-imagining of Victorian Britain which includes Victor ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation, Ceremonies, Environment, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Health and Wellness, Human Rights, Morality, Politics, Religion, Religious Items, Science, Spirituality, Superstitions, Technology, Citizens Rights

Conan O'Brien, the late-night talk show host and comedian, has been officially ordained by the Universal Life Church Ministries. As of October 21st 2010 he joins the ranks of our many celebrity ministers.Conan O'Brien wi ...

Category: Ceremonies, Equal Rights, Freedom, Freedom of Religion, Gay Marriage Etiquette, Gay Weddings, Human Rights, Politics, Social Equality, Social Justice, Weddings, Blessings, Citizens Rights