Religious Freedom Laws

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

The Time George Takei Went Toe-To-Toe With Mike Pence And Won

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit George Takei scored a major victory for LGBT rights in Indiana after he went to war with then Gov. Mike Pence. March 2015 then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) signed into law the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” (RFRA) in a private ceremony. ThinkProgress reported at the time that […]

Democratic Senator Shames Every Religious Extremist And Bigoted Lawmaker With One Powerful Quote

Democratic Senator Shames Every Religious Extremist And Bigoted Lawmaker With One Powerful Quote

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit With this incredible quote, self-proclaimed Christian and Democratic Senator Cory Booker sums up religious bigotry and hypocrisy in a way that’s hard for anyone to deny. Every day we see and hear lawmakers and people of “faith” using the word of God to hurt others. As the ACLU […]

‘Sperm Is Life And We’ve Gotta Legislate That Sh*t’ – Sarah Silverman

‘Sperm Is Life And We’ve Gotta Legislate That Sh*t’ – Sarah Silverman

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Sarah Silverman reminds us that #EverySpermIsSacred Republican legislators all over the country are obsessed with legislating women’s innards – specifically, reproductive innards. Whether it’s forcing doctors to perform unnecessary transvaginal ultrasound probes (government mandated rape) before legal abortions, the Republican war on contraception, or forcing women to carry […]

41,000 Doctors To Join Lawsuit Against Catholic Hospital For Denying Reproductive Care

41,000 Doctors To Join Lawsuit Against Catholic Hospital For Denying Reproductive Care

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit 41,000 physicians will join the fight to keep their patients safe from religious mandates. The 41,000 member California Medical Association (CMA) filed a motion Wednesday to join the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lawsuit targeting the state’s largest Catholic hospital chain, Dignity Health – which also happens to […]

Why Organized Religion Turns Me Off

Why Organized Religion Turns Me Off

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit People aren’t leaving religion, religion is leaving people. I was raised by a single mom, and neither one of my parents were religious. When I was nine, I spent the summer with my Catholic grandmother, and on Sundays we’d go to church together. Because I was nine and […]