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Rand Paul and Chris Christie Join the Anti-vaxer Crazy Train

It appears that anyone anticipating that the upcoming Republican primary is going to make the last one seem sane in contrast is not in for…

Started by Bertold Brautigan

5 Feb 4
Reply by Pat

Hobby Lobby: 0, Client: Won

I hesitated to comment on this lest you think I am crowing about a courtroom victory I had as a criminal defense attorney involving Hobby L…

Started by James M. Martin

0 Dec 30, 2014

Seven States still Ban Atheists from Public Office The Los Angeles T…

Started by Bertold Brautigan

6 Dec 8, 2014
Reply by Bertold Brautigan

What I Learned in My Law School Seminar on Jurisprudence

My jurisprudence professor in law school was Jesuit-trained and metriculated in a succession of Roman Catholic institutions of higher learn…

Started by James M. Martin

3 Oct 21, 2014
Reply by James M. Martin

From the Dutch-Courage-Sometimes-Comes-From-No-Longer-Giving-A-Rat's Ass Department

Fellow practitioners tell me I am crazy for speaking out as an atheist in the social media. If I felt genuinely challenged by these caveats…

Started by James M. Martin

2 Oct 14, 2014
Reply by Grinning Cat

Religion or Insanity?

Started by Bertold Brautigan

2 Oct 14, 2014
Reply by Pat

How to Have Your Fake and Beat it, Too: Atheists Refused Right to Give Invocation

If a good civil rights organization's legal wing -- I would suggest the A.C.L.U. -- jumps on this and files suit to enforce the atheists' r…

Started by James M. Martin

7 Sep 19, 2014
Reply by sk8eycat

"Hard-Hearted Hannah" Gets New Trial Thanks to Support Group from Church

Hannah Overton was convicted seven years ago for capital murder of her four-year-old foster son, Andrew Burd. I followed her trial with int…

Started by James M. Martin

0 Sep 19, 2014

God in the Courtroom: Evidence From States That Allow Underage Women to File Anonymous Suits Without Parental Consent

There is a fascinating article in the new Mother Jones (Sept.-Oct., 2014) about states that allow underaged women to have a hearing before…

Started by James M. Martin

1 Aug 18, 2014
Reply by Joan Denoo

An Eye for an Eye and the Infallible Word of God

Church & State, the monthly magazine of Americans United for Separation of Church and State for November, 2013 carried an account of a…

Started by James M. Martin

4 Nov 3, 2013
Reply by Steph S.


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