What Does the Bible Say About Abortion?

God has no problem killing men, women, and children, so what’s the big deal? There’s no prohibition against abortion in the Bible. And that “thou shalt not murder” thing? It’s not even in the Ten Commandments. [Read more…]

If Pro-Lifers Got into the Car Business . . .

Imagine pro-life thinking applied to the car business (a fable). [Read more…]

Where Complaints About Christian Persecution Fall Flat

Today is International Blasphemy Rights Day (remember what happened eight years ago today?). Let’s burst some claims of Christian persecution and see how the outrage can be redirected in a way that works better for all of us, Christian and atheist. [Read more…]

What the Pro-Life Position Ignores

If pregnancy wasn’t that big a deal, we could just let the pro-life movement have their way. But it is a big deal. “Just put the baby up for adoption” is remarkably ineffective, and the woman who takes an unplanned child to term is changed forever. [Read more…]

Five Intuitive Pro-Choice Arguments

Pro-life advocates claim that a single cell and a newborn are both “babies.” Let’s test that claim with five pro-choice arguments that appeal to the emotional or intuitive side of the brain rather than the intellectual. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: Ten Commandments and Ten Punishments

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack supports the Ten Commandments and the associated punishments. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: Founding Father Freethinkers

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to quotes from three founding fathers: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. [Read more…]

Atheist Monument Critique: Madalyn Murray O’Hair

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to the quote by Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of American Atheists. [Read more…]

Church/State Separation—Where Is the Line?

What is the attraction of putting Christian propaganda on public property? American Atheists recently put up a monument in response to a six-ton Ten Commandments on government property. One Christian attacked the monument; let’s critique. [Read more…]

Understanding Morality—It’s Really Not that Hard

When apologist Greg Koukl critiques atheist morality, it’s hard to imagine that he’ll get so many things wrong. [Read more…]


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