Republican on House Science Committee: Evolution is a Lie Straight from the Pit of Hell

This is Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA): This is the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, which Broun sits on. And this is Rep. Broun telling people at Liberty Baptist Church a couple of weeks ago that evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang are “lies straight from the pit of Hell”: God’s word is true. [Read More...]

After Kountze High School Cheerleaders Hold Up Prayer Banner, the Football Team Loses

Remember how the cheerleaders at Kountze High School won a temporary reprieve on their Bible run-through banners this past Thursday? Well, a day later, under the Friday Night Lights, the varsity football team lost their first game of the season: That puts them at 4-1 for the year now. As a coach of a competitive [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q4 2012 Slate of Charities

The Foundation Beyond Belief has just announced its five beneficiaries for the new quarter — each charity will likely receive several thousands of dollars, courtesy of atheist donors: POVERTY & HEALTH: GlobeMed HUMAN RIGHTS: MADRE CHALLENGE THE GAP: Friends for a Non-Violent World EDUCATION: Prison University Project THE NATURAL WORLD: DC Greenworks … Most of [Read More...]

Religion Doesn’t Solve All Ethical Dilemmas

Jesus and Mo figure that out the hard way: [Read more...]

In the South, Jewish Students Have to Deal with Excessive Christian Proselytizing

The (excellently-named) website Jews On First has a lengthy piece on how Jewish students in the South suffer at the hands of overzealous Christian proselytizers in public schools: One parent relates how his son would eat breakfast in the school cafeteria when a group of athletes would come in and “perform” for the students. “They [Read More...]


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