Jerry A. Coyne

Life Is "Triggering." The Best Literature Should Be, Too.
A few Columbia students want warnings on Ovid. What's next? Here's what Literature Fascism would look like.
May 14, 2015

A few Columbia students want warnings on Ovid. What's next? Here's what Literature Fascism would look like.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Crimes Were Terrible, But Morality Has Nothing to Do With It
April 24, 2015

He didn't have any choice but to bomb the Boston Marathon.

Faith-Healer Parents Who Let Their Child Die Should Go to Jail
March 02, 2015

And yet, most U.S. states have exemptions for parents who withhold medical care on religious grounds.

A Little Girl Died Because Canada Chose Cultural Sensitivity Over Western Medicine
January 21, 2015

A child's life should trump religious beliefs. Always.

Stop Celebrating the Pope's Views on Evolution and the Big Bang. They Make No Sense.
October 29, 2014

If "God is not a divine being or a magician," then what is He?

Richard Dawkins Doesn't Deserve This Fellow Atheist's Smears
Philosopher John Gray should attack his ideas, not his character
October 09, 2014

Ad hominem jabs don't advance the argument.

If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic
There is no such thing as 'true' religion
September 13, 2014

There's no such thing as a "true" religion. 

The Catholic Church Prefers Medieval Barbarism to Modern Abortion
August 19, 2014

Women can be strapped down and force-fed until their fetus comes to term.

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