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Americans: Marijuana isn’t sinful but not sure it should be legal

WASHINGTON — American views on marijuana are evolving much like their views on gay marriage, according to a new poll, … Continued

The trouble with labels

Labels can be helpful when, for instance, applied to cans of soup or barrels of toxic waste. But they are … Continued

Romney, Obamacare and Mormonism

Image courtesy of Businessweek First, the economy is in the toilet. The numbers get worse every day. We can’t see … Continued

How to make atheism matter

If I were in charge of American atheism–which I am not, but then again who is?–I would ask myself the … Continued

Religion should be kept out of politics

Mike Huckabee, the conservative former Arkansas governor, this weekend said that he is concerned about Islam’s role in Egypt’s future. … Continued

Cowardice and hypocrisy surround DADT

Despite public and military support for overturning Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the legislation which bans openly gay service members, political, … Continued

Talking the ‘Hereafter’ with atheists and believers

Today’s guest blogger is Nicholas Lang, an intern at Interfaith Youth Core and a senior at DePaul University. Lang co-founded … Continued

When God enters the voting booth

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

Should we be spiritual AND religious?

By Joan Ballauthor, blogger Reading through some of the more than 3.6 million articles that show up on a Google … Continued

Beyond aggressive atheism

By Eboo Patel and Samantha Kirby Five years ago, atheism was all aggression. From Christopher Hitchens to Richard Dawkins, the … Continued