Tennessee School Officials Post Ten Commandments in County Schools

The school officials in Jamestown, Tennessee have a problem. Actually, they *had* a problem. Then they fixed the problem. Then they decided they didn’t like the solution so they screwed everything up again. I’ll back up. Pine Haven Elementary school used to display the Ten Commandments everywhere: “As far as I know, there was one [Read More...]

Christian Right Leader Happy About ‘Drive-Thru’ Bully Losing His Job

I’m in a hotel with incredibly slow wi-fi so I can’t see the video for myself, but apparently, the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer is gleeful over the fact that Adam Smith lost his job after berating a Chick-fil-A employee the other day (the relevant part seems to begin around the 6:00 mark): If you [Read More...]

Christian Group Wants Churches to Endorse Political Candidates

The Religious Right is just *begging* for the IRS to come after them. They want churches to become involved with politics. They want pastors to tell their congregations to vote for certain candidates. They want churches getting involved with political issues. It’s not subtle or under-the-radar either: Liberty Counsel is distributing over 100,000 copies of [Read More...]

Heading to Omaha

I’m heading to Nebraska this weekend for the Midwest Freethought Conference — tickets are still available at the door if you’d like to attend. And if you can’t, the hashtag to follow on Twitter will be #MWFT2012. One of these days, I will finish my book. Sooooo close… [Read more...]

Even If You’re Not a Fan of Chick-fil-A, Please Don’t Do This

In the wake of the Chick-fil-A controversy, one of the ways the pro-gay-marriage side is fighting back is through the “National Same Sex Kiss Day at Chick-Fil-A” taking place today. Another way to fight back is to follow the (half-joking) advice of YouTuber Jackson Pearce: Go to Chick-fil-A and ask for a glass of water, [Read More...]


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