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Economics

America Spends $71 Billion Annually Subsidizing Tax-Exempt Religion

by David Badash ● 10:20 AM June 18, 2012
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A new report finds that tax-exempt religious organizations are subsidized by the U.S. government — meaning, you and me — to the tune of $71 billion each year.

Civil Rights

Congressman: Contraception Not About Science, It’s About “Religious Belief”

by David Badash ● 5:00 PM March 1, 2012
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A Congressman in a U.S. House of Representatives committee hearing told HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius that contraception is not about science, it’s about religion.

News

President Obama Issues Proclamation For “Religious Freedom Day”

by David Badash ● 2:07 PM January 13, 2012
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Today, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation designating January 16 as Religious Freedom Day. Perhaps some day religious leaders will recognize LGBT equality.

families

When Right Doesn’t Mean Correct – Religious Influence On America. Part 2

by Michael Talon ● 8:00 AM October 19, 2011
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The term “religiously motivated hatred” is used incorrectly when used solely to describe the hatred fostered by a religion towards those on the outside, the sinners and apostates.

Legislation

NY: Cuomo Unveils Marriage Equality Bill With Deep Religious Exemptions

by David Badash ● 6:33 PM June 14, 2011
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New York Governor Cuomo sent to the State Assembly his Marriage Equality Act, which includes extremely strong exemptions for religious groups and “benevolent organizations.”