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SCOTUS Got It Wrong Again – Part 1


This past Monday, SCOTUS issued its ruling in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, ruling 7-2 in favor of baker Jack Phillips against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission. Their ruling was based on the premise that the Civil Rights Commission did not … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Got It Wrong Again – Part 2


So why is deference to religion so detrimental to society? There are a couple of reasons for this, but let’s start with one of the most fundamental problems by examining religion at its most basic level. Every religion or faith … Continue reading

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More Religious “Freedom” – A Recipe for Disaster?


Last Thursday night, I attended an event at Hambone’s in Lawrenceville. The event was billed as a panel discussion entitled The Future of Religious Freedom in America. In the posted Meetup, there was no mention of the sponsor of the … Continue reading

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Moving on the Down the Road, again


The Trib-Review Group has once again published a ridiculous story about about a ridiculous event.  This past weekend, the Juniata United Methodist Church put up the Ten Commandments monument outside their church.  And, that is news?  Yawn. This was done … Continue reading

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“Thou Shall Not Move” is on the Move


In response to the Ten Commandments being boarded and shut at Connellsville Junior High, a small group of religious hotheads have decided the appropriate response would be to put up Ten Commandments monuments in other locations, such as in front … Continue reading

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Freethought Radio


Freethought Radio for the Weekend of December 10, 2011 We’re bringing reason into the season. Its away with the manager on city property! Professor Stephen Hirtle of the University of Pittsburgh will give us an eyewitness account of one city’s … Continue reading

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Rob Sherman talk this Tuesday


This month’s Center for Inquiry discussion group offers a talk and Q&A with journalist and atheist activist, Rob Sherman. You remember Mr. Sherman — Illinois Representative Monique Davis interrupted him while he testified before the Springfield House State Government Administration … Continue reading

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News & links in and around Pittsburgh


Wanted to pass along some links I’ve been sent this week of interest to those in and around Pittsburgh . . . 1000 Plaintiffs for Newdow v. Roberts — Friends of Mike Newdow, a group of PA Nonbelievers, has set … Continue reading

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So do you want church/state separation or not?


CNN recently interviewed Jim Wallis and Erik Stanley about the Alliance Defense Fund‘s attempt to let pastors make political endorsements from the pulpit. Watch the video below, or click here to see it on YouTube. What’s wrong here is painfully … Continue reading

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