The American Humanist Association has sued the Borough of Roselle Park and Mayor Carl Hokanson after they approved a monument to Christian soldiers outside the local library despite being warned it was a constitutional violation.
A judge in Montgomery County, Maryland, found Ryan Anthony Salandy
(a.k.a. Ry Money) guilty of murder in the second degree (with grievous bodily harm) nearly a year after the Christian performer was first indicted. Salandy, who sings about spirituality and miracles
, faces up to 30 years in prison.
Religion always has a way of taking the least loving side when it comes to controversial issues.
It's one of the most common questions I receive on this site: What can I do to help?
A lot of people want to be activists, but they don't know where to start. What do you do if you don't have a platform or political connections, but you are passionate about causes involving science, reason, and non-religion?Dan Arel
has written a book answering that question. It's called The Secular Activist: A How-to Manual for Protecting the Wall between Church and State
, host of the show On Being
, recently spoke
with philosopher Alain de Botton
about moving beyond the "Does God exist?" aspect of atheism. Once we've answered that question for ourselves, then what?