Texas State House candidate Elizabeth Tarrant’s positions on issues should matter to voters. Her religion, or lack thereof, should not. But her opponent, incumbent Craig Goldman, decided to forgo a debate on the issues and... Read More
Whichever your go-to election coverage source may be, even among commercial media outlets considered left leaning, there may be a good chance they’re rooting for Donald Trump, to an extent. If you play around with... Read More
What do science, the First Amendment, and colonial America have in common? Freethought Day!
This November, Oklahomans head to the voting booths to elect a president—and also to vote whether their tax money may be used to fund religious institutions. State Question 790, "Oklahoma Public Money for Religious Purposes,"... Read More
After an initial presidential debate filled with insults and vague policy prescriptions, the first vice presidential debate held last night at Longwood University was a welcome surprise. The debate, while occasionally contentious, focused largely on... Read More
As a lobbyist, I hate election season. Campaigns show the worst side of politics: the fake folksiness, the reluctant baby-kissing, and the overstated promises that won’t be delivered on. The actual business of governing is... Read More
This week I attended a series of meetings with DC city council members as part of a bipartisan and interfaith effort to promote the Death With Dignity Act of 2015. The bill was introduced by... Read More