New Trump Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

Can we call these ‘bad Samaritan laws’ ? “Severino made it clear that defending religious freedom was his primary goal when he created a new Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom. “Never forget that religious freedom is a primary freedom, that it is a civil right that deserves enforcement and respect,” Severino said when he… Continue reading New Trump Rule Protects Health Care Workers Who Refuse Care For Religious Reasons

Five haredi men indicted for attacking gay black man in Brooklyn

Five haredi men indicted for attacking gay black man in Brooklyn

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friendlyatheist: sorayachemaly: NOT A JOKE: Photos from Personhood for Women Also, check out National Advocates for Pregnant Women, org that stands up for the rights of women (often the ones with the least means) who have no way of  debunks bad science and challenges religious lunatics in courts.  The Christian Taliban and the consequences of their… Continue reading Untitled

Ultra-Orthodox Jew beats boy, 7, for riding bicycle close to Shabbat

Ultra-Orthodox Jew beats boy, 7, for riding bicycle close to Shabbat

Hitchens: Does the Texas governor believe his idiotic God talk, or is he just pandering for votes?

Perry did not, of course, suffer politically for making an idiot of himself in this way. Not even the true believers really expect that prayers for precipitation will be answered, or believe that a failed rainmaker is a false prophet. And, had Perry’s entreaties actually been followed by a moistening of the clouds and the… Continue reading Hitchens: Does the Texas governor believe his idiotic God talk, or is he just pandering for votes?

Religion and Sex Quiz

Think you know what the Bible says about social issues like abortion and same-sex marriage? Take this quiz and let’s see. From NYT Kristof on the gap between what the bible says and what the bible also says. Or why the bible is an awful political policy guide.

Murmurs Of Earth: A Partial List of those Who Will Not Be Raptured

Murmurs Of Earth: A Partial List of those Who Will Not Be Raptured