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The rise of a new religious America

AP Democrat Colleen Hanabusa, right, congratulates candidate Tulsi Gabbard after both women won their Hawaii Congressional district seats on Nov. … Continued

A Holocaust film that must be seen

Countries, like individuals, have sinister histories from which they cannot escape. At best, they may be able to come to … Continued

Oak Creek and the future of Sikhs in America

In testimony before a Senate subcommittee hearing on domestic terrorism and hate crimes, Sikh Americans demanded the federal government do … Continued

Why claims of conscience matter

Lest we forget, our Framers put religious liberty, or freedom of conscience, first on the list of fundamental rights protected … 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

Can a Christian be a libertarian?

Charlie Neibergall AP U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, speaks during a news conference at his newly opened Iowa campaign office, … Continued

Rep. Pelosi, conscience is more than a ‘thing’

MANDEL NGAN AFP/GETTY IMAGES House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, speaks during her weekly briefing November 17, 2011 in the … Continued

Rick Santorum makes faith pitch at GOP debate

Chris Carlson AP Republican presidential candidate former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum speaks during a Republican presidential debate Tuesday, Oct. 18, … Continued

2012
Mitt Romney: A reasonable man?

The important question to ask all candidates is if and how their private faith would impact their stands on public policy.

Christian right fighting theocracy

Brandon Thibodeaux GETTY IMAGES Texas Gov. Rick Perry (L) speaks on stage alongside Rev. C.L. Jackson, of Houston’s Pleasant Grove … Continued