Americans United for Separation of Church and State launched an initiative Tuesday to fight back against attempts by social conservatives to use the notion of religious freedom to deny services to people, especially to same-sex couples.
A new study confirms that virginity pledges don’t work—that is, unless the young person signing them already has a high level of religious commitment.
Elliott Rodger felt so entitled to women that he murdered them when he didn’t get what he felt he deserved. It is precisely this attitude of entitlement that the modern evangelical church deems holy and good.
The Green family of Oklahoma, who own and operate Hobby Lobby, says they’re suing the Department of Health and Human Services over the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act because of religious freedom. But their other political activities show that their real agenda is forcing their religious beliefs on you, any way they can.
Although many local chapters of the Knights of Columbus, which is well over a century old, still devote themselves to aiding the indigent and disabled, a new report published by Catholics for Choice reveals how for the past two decades, the bulk of the organization’s fundraising and activism have gone to bolster anti-abortion and anti-marriage equality initiatives.
Despite numerous popular critiques of purity culture in recent years, increasingly from Christians themselves, I rarely find my experience as a queer Black woman reflected.
Yesterday was a historic day for the Religious Institute.
I want to be happy that the
House passed its version of Health Care Reform. Really. I believe so
strongly about making health care a right not a privilege.
There’s a lot to laugh about in the Catholic sex prayer, but there’s also something serious here.
In its purest essence, religion seeks to promote justice, dignity and compassion. These core values can be harnessed in the effort to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights.