A same-sex wedding invitation
September 20th, 2019

The Arizona Supreme Court narrowly ruled that a pair of Phoenix artists can refuse to create custom wedding invitations for gay weddings. The pair say they just want to conduct their business according to their religious beliefs. But the court’s minority opinion says that the ruling is tantamount to legalizing discrimination. Continue reading

A football on a field
September 17th, 2019

The ‘character coach’ for a high school football team in Tennessee is in hot water after he baptized two players on the football field. The school district says no laws were violated, but the Freedom From Religion Foundation says it’s a blatant violation of the separation of church and state. Continue reading

Marianne Williamson campaigning in Iowa
September 17th, 2019

While taping a television interview, Williamson was caught on a hot mic telling the host that conservatives have been much kinder to her than some of the “godless” people on the left. Continue reading

The Virginia Theological Seminary
September 12th, 2019

The flagship seminary of the Episcopal Church announced a $1.7 million endowment fund for black clergy and congregations intended as reparations for its use of slave labor in the 19th century. The hefty fund has many wondering whether reparations are biblically supported. Continue reading

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson
September 6th, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson sparked a fierce online debate earlier this week when she posted on Twitter urging her fellow Americans to pray and visualize Hurricane Dorian changing direction. “Millions of us seeing Dorian turn away from land is not a wacky idea; it is a creative use of the power of the mind,” she wrote. Continue reading

Joshua Love holds an image of himself at age of his abuse
September 5th, 2019

Two African-American victims of Catholic Clergy abuse allege that the church is taking advantage of them yet again. Victims La Jarvis Love and Joshua Love say that the church offered them a laughably low settlement- $15,000- because they’re poor and black. Then the church said that if they wanted more they’d need to lawyer up. Continue reading

Mixed race wedding
September 4th, 2019

After learning that her brother and his fiancée had been turned down by a wedding venue in their small Mississippi hometown, Lakambria Welch thought there must have been a mistake. She drove down to Boone’s Camp Event Hall in Booneville, MS to sort things out with the owner. But Welch couldn’t have been prepared for the conversation that followed. Continue reading

Democrat Donkey with Secular Atheist Pin
September 4th, 2019

In a surprising move, the Democratic National Committee recently passed a resolution acknowledging the value and ethics of non-religious Americans. Although younger generations are less religious than ever, major political parties have tended to shy away from courting their vote- until now. Continue reading

Protesters at Tennessee abortion ban hearing
August 29th, 2019

A proposed ‘near-total’ abortion ban in Tennessee has some surprising opponents- Republicans. Seeing similar bills fail to hold up in court in other states, some Republican lawmakers worry the bill would inevitably be overturned and would only be a massive waste of time and taxpayer money. Continue reading

ULC files suit against a North Carolina marriage official
August 27th, 2019

On August 26, 2019, the Universal Life Church Ministries (ULCM) filed a lawsuit against the Register of Deeds for Cleveland County, North Carolina. The suit alleges that this official has unconstitutionally utilized her position to block ordained ministers of ULCM from exercising their religious right to legally solemnize a wedding ceremony. Continue reading