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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

Religious agencies and birth control

The Obama administration is about to draw a bright red line challenging Catholicism over what constitutes “religious activity.” Normally this … Continued

Religious groups shouldn’t be getting tax money

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

The Church can’t have it both ways

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

The church chooses to serve all or some

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

A more excellent way

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

The end for tax-funded religious service agencies?

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

Who would Jesus not serve?

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

If you receive government funds you must follow the rules

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

Separation of church and paganism

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Government must tread lightly

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

Separating religious and civil ‘convictions’

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

Give the public money back

Q: If a church or other religious charity receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against … Continued

Caesar’s money, Caesar’s rules

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Catholics dictating terms

Question: In response to the new gay marriage law in Washington, Catholic Charities closed its adoption and foster care programs … Continued

All taxpayers are created equal

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

The problem with outsourcing compassion

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Discrimination: not with my tax dollars

Q:If a church or other religious organization receives government funding, should it follow all government rules, including those against discrimination … Continued

Making sure our speech is politically correct

Q: Advocacy groups for people with intellectual disabilities are campaigning to end use of the word ‘retard’ or ‘retarded.’ What … Continued

The Archdiocese’s ultimatum

By David Waters In a surprisingly bold and seemingly unbiblical move, the Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is threatening to discontinue … Continued