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Martin Luther King and the eternal truth of ‘social issues’

The late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., speaks in Eutaw, Ala., in this June 1965 photo. (The Associated Press — … Continued

Court upholds Indiana’s ban on secular wedding officiants

A federal court in Indiana has rejected atheists’ requests to preside at wedding ceremonies, saying only clergy or public officials … Continued

Poll: Religious groups divided on gun control, but united against guns in churches

After the movie theater massacre in Aurora, Colo., and a deadly shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., … Continued

The social conservative’s case for Mitt Romney

Contrary to popular belief, Mitt Romney is not a tough sell to social conservatives. Steven Senne AP Republican presidential candidate, … Continued

Cash-strapped Italy looks to tax church-owned properties

VATICAN CITY — Pinched by the global recession and tough-love budget demands of the European Union, the Italian government is … Continued

Saving good government: Obama’s recess appointments

President Barack Obama says he won’t take ‘no’ as an answer from Republicans, so he’s going around them to appoint … Continued

American atheists must define themselves, not be defined by the religious

I am sorry to tell you that this will be my last regular “Spirited Atheist” column, and I want to … Continued

Does nuclear power usurp the power of God?

The world is responding to the horrible devastation from the earthquake and tsunami in Japan with compassion and offers of … Continued

Obama and the redistribution of wealth

President Barack Obama arrives to speak at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Feb. 7, … Continued

A verdict on faith-based partnerships under Obama and Bush

“Obama stimulus pours millions into faith-based groups,” read the title of a December 3, 2010, Politico article. It reported that … Continued