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Niose explorers secularism’s extraordinary rise and shows how it offers hope for more rational, inquiry-based public policy and discussion.” – Publishers Weekly

Objecting to Iowa Governor's Prayer Proclamation

Iowa's governor has issued a proclamation encouraging citizens…

Latest church-state scuffle: Beebe, Arkansas

I had to contact the mayor of Beebe, Arkansas, this morning to…

The Trump Trajectory

In my latest Salon piece, I take a look at the warnings of fascism…

First-Ever University Chair Endowed for Study of Atheism

The nation's first university chair for the study of atheism,…

Samantha Bee Nails It

If you're unfamiliar with the history of the Religious Right,…

Will Hillary Be a Weak Nominee?

My latest piece in Salon warns that Hillary Clinton, despite…

Your Official Invitation to the Reason Rally

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zauS69A_r6E&feature=youtu.be

Open Humanist Poised to Win Congressional Seat

In a high-profile Maryland congressional primary on Tuesday,…

It's Not Democracy If You Can't Vote

With a stroke of his pen on Friday, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe…

Louisiana Student Confronts School Over Pledge Policy

Our office assisted a Louisiana student in his efforts to sit…

New Event: AU Religious Liberty Dinner

New event: On June 2 I'll be speaking at the Annual Religious…

Why Patriotism Won't Heal a Divided America

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Conservative columnist David Brooks, lamenting the “weakening…