FFRF Loses Challenge to Stop Arizona Day of Prayer

Back in January, FFRF sued Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to stop her fromĀ holding another Day of Prayer (PDF). The problem with suing on principle — “It’s unconstitutional” — is that courts don’t always care. They want to know if you’ve been injured in some way. That’s why it’s so hard to get “Under God” removed [Read More...]

Fundamentalist Christian Parents Are Now Torturing Their Kids By Not Taking Them Off Life Support

We’ve seen plenty of examples in America of faith-healing parents who refuse to take their children to the hospital because they think their prayers will fix the problems instead. It’s awful, it’s unthinkable that these parents don’t trust science in this day and age, but it still happens. Somehow, doctors in the UK just found [Read More...]

Why Internet Atheists Are Like Crazy Straws…

We have the Redditors… and the bloggers… and the vloggers… can’t forget the feminists and the misogynists… and the FtB-ers, who are subdivided into… My head hurts. (via XKCD) [Read more...]

God is a Demanding Coach

(via god and son) [Read more...]

When Should You Ignore a Proselytizing Teacher?

The excellent education writer Dana Goldstein wrote a review of a new book about a journalist who spent time at John H. Reagan High School in Austin, Texas — a “failing” school. The book is called Saving the School: The True Story of a Principal, a Teacher, a Coach, a Bunch of Kids and a [Read More...]