Kids dressed up as ISIS
August 25th, 2018

A kindergarten in Indonesia is taking flak around the world after images went viral showing young children dressed up as ISIS fighters in a parade. A local military official defended the event, insisting it was meant only to educate students about the “struggle of Islam.” Continue reading

Jeff Sessions announces Religious Liberty Task Force
July 30th, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced the creation of the “Religious Liberty Task Force,” a new body under the Department of Justice intended to guard against violations of religious freedom. The task force will focus primarily on promoting religious liberty, but critics warn that it crosses the line between separation of church and state. Continue reading

Hands behind bars in prison
July 11th, 2018

When their baby was born prematurely, a devoutly religious Oregon couple chose faith healing instead of seeking medical care. The baby died within hours. As a result of their subsequent criminal trial, the disturbing history of their fundamentalist religious sect is coming to light. Continue reading

Death of religion graveyard
May 17th, 2018

Religion in America is dying. It’s about time. After being wielded as a weapon to enslave Africans, displace Native Americans, subjugate women, suppress LGBTQ communities and shelter abusers of women and children, we should welcome its decline with celebratory acclaim, writes ULC guest contributor Angela Winkler. Continue reading

March 30th, 2018

Forced marriage is an antiquated and cruel tradition, but contrary to popular belief, its horrors are not restricted to backwards places on the other side of the world. Just ask Texas resident Maarib Al Hishmawi, who paid a harsh price for standing up to her parents. Continue reading

Ella Grace Foster
March 28th, 2018

A Pennsylvania couple has been convicted in the death of their 2-year-old daughter after they opted for faith healing instead of taking her to a doctor. The trial provided a chance for the couple to explain themselves, but remorse wasn’t high on the list of talking points. Continue reading

Man protesting conversion therapy
March 19th, 2018

In a major victory for the LGBT rights movement, states are cracking down on the use of conversion therapy for minors. However, the controversial practice – characterized by many experts as ineffective and even abusive – remains popular in many religious communities. Continue reading

Atheist card
March 14th, 2018

An atheist politician running for office in a Bible Belt state was labeled as “radical” and a “dangerous extremist” by her opponents. Learn what she did that was so alarming. Continue reading

Muslim flight attendents required to wear hijabs
February 2nd, 2018

Muslim flight attendants in Indonesia are now required to comply with sharia law and wear a hijab when arriving at one popular regional airport. Violators will face punishment from the religious police. Continue reading

A protest against religious speakers on campus
December 15th, 2017

It was a typical morning at San Francisco State University when Ken Ferrer and two fellow Christian activists arrived on campus to stage their demonstration. The trio set up in highly-trafficked area of campus, armed with signs that read: “WARNING, … Continue reading