If I want to avoid a traffic ticket, can I claim religious freedom? We bring you the news and the numbers on God and morality.
What did a US presidential candidate say to a skeptical atheist? Should religion in Kenya be allowed to take money for miracles?
Meet the wife of Kurdistan's former prime minister, an SPI Fellow, and see what our how our coalition is teaching secularism with water fights in the UK. And in Uganda, a skeptic school needs your help for washrooms for kids.
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Edwina Rogers, CEO
Secular Policy Institute
In this week's policy guide, politicians boast about faith, but some stumble. Is Middle East conflict a Sunni-Shia war?
Is religious freedom a get out of jail ticket for anything? And are all religions the same?
Why do politicians compete over faith? What makes voters say that too much is never enough?
Jordan gives the numbers in this week's original anaylsis.
All of the SPI fellows are academic leaders, and some are organizational leaders, too.
This week meet the foremost botanist of Iraqi Kurdistan.
Several members of the SPI coalition work with kids. In the US they bring secular values into parent-teacher groups.
In the UK they hold water fights and in Uganda they need new washrooms.
Kenya wants to weed out religions that trade money for miracles.
But when government adjudicates religious reality and fraud, where does it lead?