Bus Driver Scolds 11-Year-Old Girls for Playing Together, Saying They’re Gay and Will Burn in Hell for It

Last Friday, 11-year-old Maurissa Rushing was on the bus heading to Pathway Academy, a charter school in Kansas City, Missouri. She sat next to her best friend and they played a game that involves one girl’s fingers racing up and down the other’s arm.

When the bus arrived at school, the other kids were let off, but the driver asked Maurissa and her friend to stay behind so she could teach them a lesson:



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Want to Help Get “In God We Trust” Off of the Money?

Many people — monotheistic and atheistic alike — find the inscriptions of “In God We Trust” on U.S. money to be offensive for myriad reasons. In a court of law in a constitutional democracy, however, the only reason that matters is if the practice is unlawful.

And under American law, the practice is clearly unlawful.

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New Hampshire Middle School Teacher Kicks Student Out of Classroom for Refusing to Stand During Pledge

It’s stunning how many public school teachers and administrators have no clue what the law says about the Pledge of Allegiance. In short, no one has to participate and it’s perfectly acceptable if students don’t.

When 14-year-old Fatima M. Smart chose to sit during the Pledge at Monadnock Regional Middle School in Swanzey, New Hampshire this spring, she was unfairly punished for her act of defiance:



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A New Approach to Win Converts for Jesus: Littering

Ray Comfort‘s Living Waters ministry is now selling a new way to proselytize to people.

Remember those one-million-dollar bills with a long passage about God on the back? That’s old school now.

Now, it’s all about fake Starbucks gift cards, fake driver’s licenses, and fake credit cards:



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Childhood Indoctrination: Religion’s Greatest Weapon

J.D. Brucker‘s new book Reason Over Faith: Antitheism & the Case Against Religion (Atheist Republic, 2015) covers a litany of faith-based abuses, from circumcision to social issues to climate change denial.

In the excerpt below, Brucker explains why childhood indoctrination is one of the most powerful weapons in religion’s arsenal:

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