November 29, 2017

Barry Lynn, an ordained minister and lawyer, began serving as the executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State in 1992. He just retired on Monday and in an interview with the Washington Post he shared some of his thoughts on the current cul...

November 21, 2017

The recent church shooting in Texas, where 26 people were killed, has inspired a Florida pastor to show off his heavily armed church's signs. The resulting Instagram post went viral, prompting a lot of support and a lot of criticism.

Senior Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne o...

November 17, 2017

The former members of a church in Spindale, North Carolina are urging the state to take legal action to overturn a court settlement that they say has limited child abuse investigations involving the church and its leaders.

Former congregants of Word of Faith Fellowship,...

November 15, 2017

Complaints from parents and letters from activists have lead the Hudsonville, MI school district to end a teacher-led Bible study that was taking place during normal school hours at a public elementary school.

A 5th-grade teacher at Alward Elementary School, Christopher...

November 10, 2017

Hans Fiene is a Lutheran pastor and a regular contributor to the right-wing website The Federalist. He also has written an insane column about Sunday’s mass shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. The insanity starts right away; in the title he says of the p...

November 6, 2017

*11/7/17: This post has been updated with clarifying information as this story has developed

Yesterday morning in Sutherland Springs, TX a gunman opened fire on church, killing 26 people and wounding many more. The gunman later killed himself after a high-speed chase.


November 3, 2017

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, just used a Bible verse to defend his decision to remove scientists from key advisory positions within the agency.

On Tuesday afternoon, Scott Pruitt announced dramatic changes to the ru...

November 1, 2017

In a sad example of the dangers of religious thinking, a nurse at a jail in Oklahoma City, OK tried to perform an exorcism on an inmate who was suffering a seizure. The inmate died the next day after receiving delayed medical treatment.

The nurse, Linda Herlong Jackson,...

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