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Imagine the Right’s Religion

The religious right wants to own the table, determine what goes on it and force-feed everyone the same gruel they consume.

Should GOP ditch opposition to gay marriage and abortion? Not so fast, says Mike Huckabee.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee speaks during an address to the 39th Conservative Political Action Committee. (MANDEL NGAN — AFP/GETTY … Continued

Perils and politics of inaugural prayers

Justin Sullivan GETTY IMAGES U.S. President Barack Obama (L) and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (R) listen as Rev. Luis … Continued

Family Research Council shooting: Time to change the conversation from demonizing to finding common ground

GETTY IMAGES Local and federal investigators work to gather evidence after an employee was shot in the arm at the … Continued

Family Research Council shooting injures security guard at D.C. office

Jonathan Newton WASHINGTON POST Investigators gather after a security guard at the Family Research Council was shot and wounded Wednesday … Continued

‘Holy Terror’: Holy war is waging against sexual minorities

Gays are not ruining the fabric of American society. Rather, anti-gay fundamentalist Christians are. Take a deep breath. These are … Continued

Good news for the rich: New GOP budget vs. Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus announces his ministry as “Good News for the Poor” (Luke 4:18). House Republicans have released their budget and one … Continued

Debunking Kirk Cameron’s Christianity

Since, I was too old to obsess over Mike Seaver, I never got caught up in the whole Kirk Cameron … Continued

Occupy the Bible: Why Jesus is not a ‘free-marketer’

You know #OccupyWallStreet is preoccupying the conservatives when Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council feels he has make the … Continued

Religion’s role in gay teen suffering

When I behold the callous reaction of some right-wing Christian fundamentalist leaders to the rash of bullying-related teen suicides, I … Continued

‘It gets better’ when we truly understand what Bible says about gays

By Bishop Gene Robinson There is so much wrong with Tony Perkins’ recent Guest Voices post, published by On Faith … Continued

Religious arguments empower ignorance

By Candace Chellew-Hodge “God hates you!” The woman leaned into her admonition, one hand on her hip, wagging her finger … Continued

Religion-based bigotry harms youth

By Mitchell Gold In the past few weeks, the shocking number of suicides by gay teenagers has sparked a serious … Continued

“Go and sin no more”

Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council, believes that homosexuality is a sin. He is unrelenting in his attacks … Continued

There are not “both sides” to teen suicide issue

By Jarrett Barrios By giving noted anti-gay activist Tony Perkins a platform from which he could explicitly blame the victims … Continued

Addressing anti-LGBT bullying: something all Christians can support

By Sirdeaner Walker I came to know about an organization called GLSEN–the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network–about a year … Continued

Christian compassion requires the truth about harms of homosexuality

By Tony Perkins The media has recently been filled with reports of several recent suicides by teenagers who are reported … Continued

The Franklin Graham Crusade

By David Waters In an interview with Newsmax TV, Franklin Graham said the Pentagon’s decision to rescind his invitation to … Continued

Christian leader rejected for supporting “don’t ask, don’t tell”

By William Wan U.S. military officials rescinded their invitation to prominent conservative Christian leader Tony Perkins to speak at prayer … Continued

The year in faith and reason

So-called events in the history of religion, like events in the history of reason, tend to be identifiable only in … Continued