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Atheism vs. Agnosticism in the Context of Religious Privilege

Seeing as how today is the unconstitutional National Day of Prayer and Daniel Florien just hosted an epic discussion about Atheism and Agnosticism over at Unreasonable Faith, I thought I would tap the very roots of my blog and offer my own perspective on the language of nonbelief in the context of religious privilege. I’ve […]

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The Paranoid Protectors of Prayer Pounce (and a Patronizing Postscript)

If you didn’t read my blog earlier this week, you missed the exciting announcement that the National Day of Prayer (as Congressionally mandated) has been declared unconstitutional by a federal judge. Go read up on the decision to truly appreciate this post. As I predicted when I posted on Thursday, the right wingers are all […]

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Take That, National Day of Prayer! Booyah!

I just got an email from Americans United for Separation of Church and State praising a federal district court for striking down the congressionally mandated National Day of Prayer. (More of my thoughts below.) In the decision (PDF), U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb said the following of the law: It goes beyond mere “acknowledgment” of […]

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