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Escape to Exile
Volume 38, No. 6
October / November 2018

September 30 is International Blasphemy Rights Day, an observance founded by the Center for Inquiry (CFI). In this issue, we spotlight one of the courageous writers imperiled for writing critically of religion who has received aid from CFI’s Secular Rescue program. Ghluam Kabir (not his real name) was an admin for the Facebook page Pakistani …


Brett Kavanaugh, Critical Threat to Church/State Separation if Confirmed to the Supreme Court
Volume 38, No. 6
October / November 2018

Kennedy’s Retirement from the Supreme Court Is a Disaster The president has nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. If we are to rescue whatever is left of legally protected equality for nonbelievers, it is urgent that we oppose this nomination. The Proper Understanding of …

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Introduction
Volume 32, No. 6
October / November 2012

On Saturday, March 3, 2012, the Council for Secular Humanism and the Center for Inquiry presented one of the feature events of their cosponsored conference, “Moving Secularism Forward,” held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida. Four distinguished speakers from across the political spectrum addressed the question, “Does Secular Humanism Have a …


Saddle Up, Progressives!
Volume 32, No. 6
October / November 2012

Happy Women’s History Month to all of us. Let me just give you one historical fact: we all know about Paul Revere, but I bet you don’t know about the Ludington sisters. Paul Revere rode his horse through Boston, but the Ludington sisters covered the entire damn state of Connecticut, and no one wrote a …


Conservatism for Seculars
Volume 32, No. 6
October / November 2012

Politics is a dirty affair. Of course the men and women aspiring to become politicians don’t dress like ditchdiggers. On the contrary, aspiring politicos invariably wrap themselves in the finest formal business attire of our culture. This is plainly to impart to us the seriousness of their intentions but also perhaps to cloak the squalid …


Introduction
Volume 32, No. 6
October / November 2012

On Saturday, March 3, 2012, the Council for Secular Humanism and the Center for Inquiry presented one of the feature events of their cosponsored conference, “Moving Secularism Forward,” held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida. Four distinguished speakers from across the political spectrum addressed the question, “Does Secular Humanism Have a …


Saddle Up, Progressives!
Volume 32, No. 6
October / November 2012

Happy Women’s History Month to all of us. Let me just give you one historical fact: we all know about Paul Revere, but I bet you don’t know about the Ludington sisters. Paul Revere rode his horse through Boston, but the Ludington sisters covered the entire damn state of Connecticut, and no one wrote a …