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Satanic Temple – Smart Political Theater or Genuine Religion?

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“If you have a society that grants religious privilege and exemption and you’re willing to give privilege and exemption to certain groups, then it’s unacceptable to give that only to people who believe in the supernatural.” A small sect called … Continue reading

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Moderate Christians Condemn Hate Mail and Threats against Military Religious Freedom Foundation

Shocked by hate mail to the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, Christians apologize, pray, say ‘not in our name—or the name of Jesus.’ After years of receiving graphic hate mail and threats laced through with Bible verses—including wishes that her children … Continue reading

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Islamic College Quietly Trains Jihadis—or Does It?

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In a quiet suburb of Istanbul, between streets lined with trees and tidy residential compounds, sits a sectarian institution of higher education. Notae’hw is small by American standards, but academically well regarded to the point of being called an “Islamic … Continue reading

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Contraceptive Exemptions: Where Christian Privilege Meets Corporate Personhood

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By Nate Silver’s calculation, today’s Supreme Court is the most conservative in modern history. Six of nine justices are Catholic. The Chamber of Commerce is winning over 80% of cases.  Do working women who want contraceptive access stand a chance in … Continue reading

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What World War Z and Washington State Have in Common

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Did anyone see the World War Z scene where the zombies reach the top of a massive zombie-proof wall and start pouring over? The same thing has finally happened to Jefferson’s wall of separation between church and state. Council members in … Continue reading

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