Tag Archives: Founding Fathers

“[W]e must defend the religious liberty our founders enshrined in the First Amendment”

More than a decade after Rep. Pete Stark became the first sitting Congressman in modern history to come out as explicitly non-theistic (though he called himself a Unitarian), the now-retired… Read more »

The 2nd Amendment isn’t sacrosanct, inviolable, or divinely inspired; it’s obsolete

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. I suspect I… Read more »

Sorry, but your God doesn’t get to be my government

A federal appeals court on Friday ruled that a government prayer practice in North Carolina was unconstitutional because a local board of commissioners only allowed its elected representatives, all of… Read more »

Science looks at religious fundamentalism…and the fundamentalists aren’t going to like it

A new study published in the journal Neuropsychologia has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a brain region known as the prefrontal… Read more »

If you’re advocating for a government shutdown, you have no argument

The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! We…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)… Read more »

“The Republican effort is needlessly preying on the most vulnerable among us”

Republicans Are Determined to Brutally Destroy Health Safety Nets –Whether or Not Their Latest Effort Passeshttps://t.co/jIjh6Q4wjr pic.twitter.com/n6fpWtITtk — The National Memo (@NationalMemo) March 16, 2017 [T]he Republican war on safety… Read more »

“Politics is a way of ruling divided societies without undue violence”

Over the past generation we have seen the rise of a group of people who are against politics. These groups — best exemplified by the Tea Party but not exclusive… Read more »