Christian cross and American flag
August 12th, 2019

A group of influential Christian leaders recently endorsed a letter renouncing Christian nationalism. Given the recent surge of right-wing and religious terrorism in America, they say the link between Christian nationalism and right-wing extremism is too strong to ignore any longer. Continue reading

Children in Uganda
May 23rd, 2019

Authorities say an American pastor has been distributing a poisonous drink billed as a “miracle cure” to tens of thousands of people in Uganda – including children and infants. Continue reading

Earth being created
May 8th, 2019

Renowned Christian televangelist Pat Robertson stirred up debate in faith circles by taking a swipe at “Young Earth” Creationists who believe the universe is only 6,000 years old. Continue reading

Christmas Dragons
December 21st, 2018

A Louisiana woman has been putting up dragons around Christmas time for years now, but one Christian neighbor decided enough was enough – leaving an angry letter on her doorstep demanding the dragons be taken down. Continue reading

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