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International Update: World Groups Call On Britain To Better Review Sharia Law

Groups from around the world are now calling on the British government to expand its independent review of the impact of Sharia law in governance. Specifically, concern has been raised over the rights of women and children, which most believe […]

Nonbinary Identity in Oregon

In support of LGBTQ rights, Oregon has just legalized the new gender identity of nonbinary. This means that individuals in the state can now choose “neither” sex as an option.

As a ruling, this case represents a landmark achievement for the […]

Recording of the SPI International Call — June 2, 2016

About the International Coalition Calls
Every first Thursday of the month, the Secular Policy Institute holds an international coordinating call for its 300 members to discuss the future of the secular movement.
Call for June 2, 2016
Here’s the latest recording of the […]

Trump: Why Do So Many People Like Him?

Can the Dunning-Kruger Effect explain why so many people love Donald Trump’s rhetoric?

As it turns out, very few people are actually aware of the cracks in their own expertise. Believing themselves to be the authority on virtually everything, when any […]

Science Report: Can We Transcend The Human Condition?

This author thinks so, and lists a number of outstanding new technological innovations that more than prove the case.

Transhumanism is the idea that human beings can and should transcend the limitations of the human body and mind. Obviously, such notions […]

Do Higher Fees Make Good Schools Better?

SPI Fellow A.C. Grayling thinks so.

In a recent article for The Guardian, Grayling supposes that innovation at the U.K.’s top schools will lead to further opportunities for greatness for the academies. Based off of the notion that incentivizing the good […]

Why Are World Religions Losing Their Members?

In this week’s original content, we profile SPI Fellow Ian Morris as he and his team of researchers examine the dropping rates of participation in religion throughout the world, and the factors that may be causing it.

Ian and his fellow […]

Recording of the SPI International Call — May 5, 2016

About the International Coalition Calls
Every first Thursday of the month, the Secular Policy Institute holds an international coordinating call for its 300 members to discuss the future of the secular movement.
Call for May 5, 2016
Here’s the latest recording of the […]

It Looks Like Nobody Wants The Donald After All

This week Russell Moore, the Southern Baptist Convention, and the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission have decided to very publicly take down Republican contender Donald Trump. We think that the largest Protestant denomination in the U.S. — and one of the most influential religious leaders […]

Policy Resources for Future Letters

Edwards’ Non-Discrimination Order

HaslamVetoLetter

MS HB1523 Rel Lib Accomodations 2016

NC HB2 2016 RFRA 1993

TN HB1840 Therapy Conscience Objection

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