Transcript & Video of CWH Show on Ohio Holocaust Memorial Designs

Josiah “Biblename” Mannion did an incredible job of transcribing Thursday night’s two hour long Camels With Hammers Show special about the Ohio Holocaust memorial controversy in just one day. The video is above, the transcript is below. Please apprise me of any errors. You may republish on your own blog or website the full transcript [Read More...]

It’s About What The 1st Amendment Should Mean

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James Croft perfectly makes a few points about American Atheists’ and Freedom From Religion Foundation’s criticisms of the proposed Holocaust memorial using the Star of David: Even if there was a constitutional problem with the memorial, I would argue that that would represent a problem with the our interpretation of constitution, and not with the memorial. I  do not [Read More...]

On Secular Uses Of Hallowing Halls

A federal judge has ruled that a public school cannot hold its ceremony in a church building: [Bridgeport-based federal judge Janet] Hall ruled that use of the church for graduation violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, even though some of the symbols were to be covered. Earlier this year, members of the Enfield Board of Education [Read More...]

Greenwood High School Valedictorian Eric Workman Stands Up For Separation Of Church And State

Thanks to Hemant Mehta of the Friendly Atheist, here is a portion of  the inspiring speech from the valedictorian of Greenwood High School, where the school administration let the students vote that they could have a graduation prayer, only to have this plan challenged by the class valedictorian, with whom the courts sided: You may not [Read More...]

Kentucky Homeland Security Was Required To Credit Almighty God In Their Official Reports

Unbelievably brazen, I cannot believe it took 3 years to strike down this baldly unconstitutional law: A judge on Wednesday struck down a 2006 state law that required the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security to stress “dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the security of the commonwealth.” Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate ruled [Read More...]