Oklahoma Republican Wants to Ban AP US History Classes Because They’re Not Pro-America Enough

Oklahoma State Rep. Dan Fisher (below) thinks he knows better than history educators and experts what kids ought to be learning in their classes.

Advanced Placement U.S. History? He wants that banned because it covers topics that don’t always make America look good.

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District Officials Reverse Course After Telling Student Not to Say “God Bless America” During Morning Announcements

For several weeks, the student-led morning announcements at Yulee High School in Florida ended with the words “God Bless America.”

So the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center wrote a letter to school officials explaining the problem:

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Christian Pediatrician Refuses to Treat Baby Girl Because Her Parents Are Lesbians

You know, it’s bad enough when Christian bakery owners won’t make a cake for a gay wedding, but I didn’t realize some Christian doctors were also incapable of caring for children of same-sex couples:

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You Can Help Foundation Beyond Belief in a Big Way with Just a Couple of Clicks

Reddit just announced a program in which it will give away 10% of its advertising revenue to various charities. It amounts to more than $82,000 per group.

Well… Foundation Beyond Belief happens to be an excellent non-profit that could use that support!

If you have a Reddit account, please vote for Foundation Beyond Belief here. It’d help us out tremendously if you shared that link far and wide!

Voting ends on Feb. 25.

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A Group for Secular Survivors of Abusive Relationships

I posted before about a new non-profit group called Secular Avenue, which will help non-religious people in tough situations get the support they need.

To that end, they’ve just launched a Facebook group called “Secular Survivors” for people who are leaving abusive relationships:

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