Pickens County Board of Trustees (SC) Will Allow Invocations, but Only Religious Groups Will Be Invited to Give Them

The Pickens County Board of Trustees in South Carolina just decided to allow sectarian invocations at their meetings. And they think they’re above the law on this one despite the advice of their attorney:



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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains His Problematic George W. Bush Misquote

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about some questionable statements Neil deGrasse Tyson makes in his presentations.

One of them in particular invoked something President George W. Bush supposedly said after 9/11 (beginning at 1:35):



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This Describes Catholic School Pretty Well…

(via Jessica Hagy)

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The NFL Refs Penalized a Muslim for His Post-Touchdown Prayer, So Why Do They Ignore Christians Doing the Same Thing?

In Monday night’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the New England Patriots, Husain Abdullah intercepted a pass from Tom Brady and ran it in for a touchdown. Afterwards, he celebrated by kneeling down and touching both hands to the ground — a brief prayer from the devout Muslim:

His team was immediately charged with a 15-yard penalty for excessive celebration, or, as the ref put it, “unsportsmanlike conduct, going to the ground.”

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Secular Group Showcase: Society of Edmonton Atheists

We asked you to tell us about your local secular group in an attempt to encourage the start-up and growth of “good without god” communities. We’ve received a lot of responses already (Thanks!) and here’s a glimpse at our next group: The Society of Edmonton Atheists in Alberta, Canada:

They have a very unique way of educating members about religious communities in their area:

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