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What Hillary Clinton Should Say about Islam and the “War on Terror”

By Sam Harris The following is part of a speech that I think Hillary Clinton should deliver between now and November. Its purpose is to prevent a swing toward[...]


This Week in Science (August 14 – 21)

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Satellite images used to predict poverty

By Paul Rincon Researchers have combined satellite imagery with AI to predict areas of poverty across the world. There’s little reliable data on local incomes in developing countries, which hampers[...]


After Lawsuit, New Jersey Allows Driver to Get ‘8THEIST’ License Plate

By Liam Stack Drivers in New Jersey will be able to request vanity license plates that reference their belief in atheism after the state’s Motor Vehicle Commission settled a[...]


Tennessee sheriff to pay $41k to atheist group

By Stacey Barchenger and Holly Meyer Bradley County has agreed to pay $41,000 to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a national atheist organization over a religious Easter message[...]


Church & State

U.S. International Religious Freedom Ambassador Calls for Repeal of Blasphemy Laws

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom David[...]


Ga. County Takes Extreme Measure To Stop Mosque From Opening

Simon BrownWall of SeparationSome residents of a Georgia county are so upset about the possibility o[...]


Kim Davis Saga Ends as Judge Dismisses Case Over Marriage Licenses

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was sent to jail over her refusal to [...]


Few Pastors Have Been Asked To Preside At Same-Sex Weddings – And No One Has Been Forced

Rob BostonWall of SeparationAmericans United had a little fun about two months ago with the Religiou[...]


Wyo. Judge May Lose Her Job For Refusing To Marry Same-Sex Couples

Simon BrownWall of SeparationA Wyoming judge who believes she has a “religious freedom” [...]


Court: EEOC’s Enforcement of Sex Stereotyping Discrimination Case Fails RFRA Analysis

By Don Byrd Written by Don Byrd A federal judge in Michigan, applying the Religious Freedom Restor[...]


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