Linda Sarsour
July 13th, 2017

Linda Sarsour, one of the leading Muslim activists in the U.S., gave a passionate speech at the annual convention for the Islamic Society of North America earlier this month. Included in her speech were some highly controversial remarks that have … Continue reading

Felix Ngole was expelled for his anti-gay views
April 27th, 2017

Sheffield University has been recognized as one of top 100 colleges in the world, but now the college is making headlines for the wrong reasons. Controversy erupted last year after university officials expelled a Christian student for his views on … Continue reading

Kentucky to allow Bible study in schools
April 25th, 2017

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin has signed a bill that will allow public schools in the state to teach Bible study classes. While these classes would not be mandatory, they are nonetheless proving controversial. Supporters of the measure say that the … Continue reading

April 24th, 2017

It’s a bad time to be a Jehovah’s Witness in Russia. The Russian Supreme Court has just upheld a law that effectively bans the faith nationwide. The ruling classifies Jehovah’s Witnesses as an “extremist group” that is a “threat to … Continue reading

International Church of Cannabis sign
April 20th, 2017

The International Church of Cannabis preaches the benefits of cannabis use, but some critics aren’t buying it. They refuse to recognize cannabis worship as a real religion, and insist the church is no more than a scheme to justify getting high all the time. What do you think? Continue reading

Filipino Catholics during the an annual religious procession
March 27th, 2017

Atheist groups in the Philippines are stealing tactics used by Christian missionaries in the hopes of boosting an atheist movement that has struggled to gain a foothold in the majority-Catholic country. Will it work to fight fire with fire? Continue reading

"In God We Trust" on the U.S. dollar
February 21st, 2017

The debate is about as old as this country itself, and you need not travel far to find supporters for both sides of the argument. Many people insist that although Christianity remains the dominant religion in the United States, we are not, by definition, a “Christian country”. Others emphatically disagree. What do you think?
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August 12th, 2014

For four years, Mary’s Gourmet Diner had offered discounts to customers who conducted public prayer before meals while charging the full price to those who did not pray before meals. After the practice came to its attention, the Wisconsin-based Freedom … Continue reading

April 28th, 2014

Should public high schools teach classes using Bible-based curricula? Steve Green, the president of craft store chain Hobby Lobby, seems to think so. Green’s company recently gained notoriety for denying contraception coverage to its employees on the basis of religious … Continue reading

February 28th, 2012

In his campaign for the U.S. presidency, ultra-conservative, right-wing Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum has stepped up his appeal to the public’s religious sentiments by attacking former president John F. Kennedy’s belief that state and church should remain separate. If Santorum … Continue reading