A petition is urging Mike Pence to ban the teaching of evolution in the US

The petition claims that Mike Pence must stop the indoctrination of school children by the atheistic worldview of evolution [Read more…]

Trump picks anti-LGBTQ and school voucher advocate Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

Donald Trump has named his choice for the Secretary of Education and he went with the billionaire, school-choice advocate Betsy DeVos. [Read more…]

Ben Carson will not accept a cabinet role in the Trump administration

A source close to Carson has revealed the former surgeon has declined any position with the administration. [Read more…]

Students wrongfully sue the University of Wisconsin over the right to teach religion

The students claim that teaching at a Sunday school is an act of community service [Read more…]

President Obama discusses atheism with Bill Maher

In a one-on-one interview with Bill Maher Friday night on Maher’s HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher, President Obama took a few minutes to discuss atheism with Maher. [Read more…]

Texas students walk out of class after professor says all people descended from Africa

A small group of students walked out of an anthropology class at a Texas college, following the professor telling the students that all living people are descended from Africa. [Read more…]

My history lesson in The Black Panthers Party

I have a confession to make. I know little to nothing about The Black Panthers outside of what I have heard in the media. What I “know” or have heard is that they are terrorists, violent, or extremists. [Read more…]

Secular group responds to Donald Trump’s comments about taxpayer funding of religious schools

Donald Trump said if elected president he would repeal the Johnson Amendment and would enact a school choice program which would make billions of taxpayer dollars available for religious schools. [Read more…]

Setting Blake Giunta Straight on the Gospel of Luke

At the beginning of August, Atheist Community of Austin President Matt Dillahunty held a public debate with Blake Giunta, owner of apologetics site Belief Map. The debate was around whether or not Jesus of Nazareth rose from the dead after his crucifixion. After there was an initial argument from both parties over the validity/problems with [Read More…]

Supreme Court blocked a ruling allowing a transgender student to use the bathroom of their choice

Another terrible ruling by the so-called liberal Supreme Court, which ruled 5-3 Wednesday to block a court order that had allowed a transgender boy to use the boys’ bathroom at a Virginia high school. [Read more…]