Jerry A. Coyne

Religious Freedom Has No Place in Hospitals—Even Catholic Ones
September 23, 2015

Jessica Mann is pregnant and has brain tumors. She needs two simultaneous medical procedures—but her hospital will only perform one of them.

Banning Philosophical Exemptions to Vaccination While Keeping Religious Ones Makes No Sense
June 01, 2015

Why should that make one set of beliefs more worthy of respect than the other?

Life Is "Triggering." The Best Literature Should Be, Too.
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
October 09, 2014

Ad hominem jabs don't advance the argument.

If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic
September 13, 2014

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