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‘Nones’ Now as Big as Evangelicals, Catholics in the US

In a shift that stands to impact both religion and politics, survey data suggests that the percentage of Americans who don’t affiliate with any specific religious tradition is now roughly the same as those who identify as evangelical or Catholic. religionnews.com

Neil Gorsuch Says No-One Can Sue to Stop Government Establishing Religion

Any American’s confidence that the U.S. Constitution is a protection against government establishing religion is grossly misplaced and, that belief is about to be disabused by the current religious conservatives responsible for adjudicating the law of the land. dailykos.com

‘We’re in a Very Different Time Now’: Montreal Officials Oust Crucifix from City Hall

“The crucifix was installed during an era that was completely different than the one we live in today,” Lavigne-Lalonde told the council. catholicnewsagency.com

How the Religious Mind Justifies the Scripture

I was a rational person, but I was coming up with these justifications because I had to. patheos.com

Maryann White: Notre Dame Mom’s Legging Letter Goes Viral

White’s letter went viral sparking wide-ranging and far-reaching reactions. Before White’s letter, a substantial, non-religious objection to leggings was well-established. heavy.com

LifeWay to Close All 170 Christian Stores

The nation’s biggest Christian retail chain ends its brick-and-mortar operations. christianitytoday.com

God and US Foreign Policy

God is back at work in support of the foreign policy of the United States. In fact, this time around God has apparently gone so far as to rig the 2016 US presidential election. redressonline.com

‘Renouncing Violence’ Is a Demand Made Almost Exclusively of Muslims

The phrase “renounce violence” in the New York Times over the past 10 years shows that 95 percent of the time the demand is made of Muslim organizations, people or political parties, the most prominent being the Taliban and Hamas. fair.org

Hope: What Offers the Most? Theism or Atheism?

One such definition of hope could be: a feeling of expectation and desire for a particular thing to happen. patheos.com

Republican’s CRAZED Reaction To Her Muslim Colleague

Rebel HQ’s Emma Vigeland breaks down Pennsylvania State Rep. Stephanie Borowicz’s passive-aggressive, Islamophobic “prayer.” youtube.com