• Government presses nuns to comply with contraception mandate

    • Sep 9, 2014

    DENVER — The federal government is pursuing its case against the Little Sisters of the Poor in an attempt to get the religious order to comply with newly issued interim rules regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ contraception mandate under the Affordable Care Act. The government filed a

  • Atheist group wants you to sit down for the Pledge of Allegiance

    • Sep 9, 2014

    Sit down and shut up. That’s the message of a campaign launched Sept. 8 by the American Humanist Association, asking Americans to refrain from standing and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance until Congress removes the phrase “under God.” The 29,000-member humanist activist group, which also advocates on First Amendment issues,