Must officials keep religion out of their social media feeds?

Must officials keep religion out of their social media feeds?

The Freedom from Religion Foundation claims that it’s unconstitutional for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to tweet Bible verses, as he often does [complaint letter] The question of when officials’ social media feeds should be deemed governmental in nature as distinct from personal sidelines, and what exactly that should mean in practice, has been much in […]

Fifteen year old boy mistakenly raises hand in mosque; accused of blasphemy; Praised after he cuts off his own hand

Fifteen year old boy mistakenly raises hand in mosque;  accused of blasphemy;  Praised after he cuts off his own hand

There is a truly horrific story out of Pakistan that reveals the sheer insanity that can be instilled in an entire community through religious orthodoxy. News reports indicate that Mohammad Anwar, 15, cut off his own hand after being told that he had committed blasphemy by failing to pray enough. His act was reportedly celebrated […]

Fake protests

Fake protests

By Jagdish N. Singh / Gatestone Institute One of the reasons democracy has not really taken roots in much of the contemporary world is that some groups still remain aligned to the status quo — reactionary forces in our society. They apparently prefer to join a democratic system, and then invent ways to hijack its […]

Pope Francis contradicts himself on religious liberty and capitalism

Pope Francis contradicts himself on religious liberty and capitalism

By Roy Cordato / Mises Daily While visiting the White House on his first day in the United States this year, Pope Francis made a strong plea on behalf of religious liberty, which he pointedly directed at President Obama. This came shortly before he made an unscheduled visit with the Little Sisters of the Poor, […]