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SCA Morning Read 9/17/14

SCA Morning Read 9/17/14

SCA News Brick by Brick: Protesting the Hobby Lobby Decision       Center for Inquiry on Campus - 09/17/2014 Last Tuesday, Secular Coalition for America held their Knit A Brick march in Washington, DC to protest the Supreme Court’s decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores. Ever since hearing Sarah Levin, Outreach Coordinator for SCA, speak about the […]

SCA Morning Read 9/15/14

SCA News A Ghost Story Even I Can Believe       Secular Coalition for America - 09/15/2014 Many stories describe supernatural events that turn skeptics into believers. This is not one of those stories. +MORE Secularism Why Atheists Need Captain Kirk       NPR - 09/15/2014 I’m pro-science, but I’m against what I’ll call “Spock-ism,” after the character from the TV […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/12/14

Secularism Will Misogyny Bring Down The Atheist Movement?       BuzzFeed - 09/12/2014 The reality of sexism in freethought is not limited to a few famous leaders; it has implications throughout the small but quickly growing movement. Thanks to the internet, and to popular authors like Dawkins, Hitchens, and Sam Harris, atheism has greater visibility than at any […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/11/14

SCA News Students “Knit Bricks” to Protest Hobby Lobby Decision       news2share - 09/10/2014 Members of the Secular Coalition for America, as well as students and DC residents, rallied for new legislation and social change. They created a knitted brick wall symbolizing their efforts to maintain separation between church and state. Protestors marched from the Supreme Court […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/10/14

SCA News Who’s Afraid of a (Mostly) Fictional Bible?       Secular Coalition for America - 09/10/2014 Although religionists often have heated arguments and even wars over holy book interpretations, our secular government does not condone killing for blasphemy. However, Christians may certainly fire sect leaders and shun family members for “incorrect” interpretations of their Bible. +MORE Photo […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/9/14

Today is the day! Join the Secular Coalition at the Supreme Court today at 11:30 AM as we have our march to Congress with #KnitABrick. This will be a rain or shine event. Marching will begin at noon. Religion Why I’m Absolutely Not Islamophobic       On Faith – FaithStreet - 09/08/2014 …the Islamic State in Iraq and […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/8/14

Don’t forget tomorrow is our #KnitABrick march from the Supreme Court to Congress! We did our best to make it as convenient as possible to attend on your lunch break. We will be gathering at the Supreme Court from 11:30 am-12 pm and marching at 12 pm, ending around 12:30 pm. Please meet us there! […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/5/14

Discrimination Fox News guest: Feminists aren’t being ‘what God designed them to be’       The Raw Story - 09/05/2014 A group of conservative women told Fox News on Tuesday that feminism was dangerous because it had “sexualized” women and made them “afraid to be stay-at-home moms.” +MORE Education PDK/Gallup Poll Shows Continued Public Opposition to Vouchers       Americans United […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/4/14

Politics Doomsday for religious right: How anti-choice radicals finally lost respectability       Salon - 09/04/2014 But something significant, even if small, is shifting. Doctors, major medical associations and reproductive rights advocates have long been clear about the safety of abortion and the underlying motives behind each new restriction, and now the the right’s thin (like, super-paper-thin) cloak […]

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SCA Morning Read 9/3/14

Politics The Original Tea Partier was an Atheist       Politico Magazine - 09/03/2014 How do we decide who deserves a place in history? Generations of devoted American history buffs have spent countless hours reading and writing long books about the American Revolution without ever having come across the name of Dr. Thomas Young. +MORE Have You Talked […]

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