I’ve been pretty harsh (with good reason) to Ernest Perce V, the Pennsylvania State Director of American Atheists, on this site. But he’s done something really awesome and it’s worth highlighting. The Greencastle-Antrim School District (Pennsylvania) school board begins its meetings with The Lord’s Prayer. Totally illegal. So Ernest and Carl Silverman (of the PA [Read More...]
The Freedom From Religion Foundation planned to run their “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church” ad in the Daily Standard newspaper (based in Celina, Ohio) this Saturday. They paid for the ad a month ago (click to enlarge PDF): But earlier this week, they were told by the publisher that the paper would no [Read More...]
As I mentioned yesterday, Camp Quest Northwest was featured on last night’s Nightline. More details about the segment are on this page. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player I thought the campers and parents handled themselves wonderfully. [Read more...]
When a Public High School Football Coach Takes His Team to Church for Food and Sermons, Why Is Anyone Defending Him?
Ridgeland High School in Rossville, Georgia has a problem. The football team is led by someone who thinks it’s his duty to preach to students instead of just coaching them. According to a letter (PDF) the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent the Walker County Schools superintendent: … on game day, [coach Mark] Mariakis takes the [Read More...]
Tonight on Nightline, there’s a pretty positive segment about Camp Quest Northwest: ***Update***: Video is below: video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player … Located just north of Seattle, Camp Quest Northwest is a summer camp for atheists or children of atheists, self-described “freethinkers” or people not otherwise traditionally religious. “We would encourage them to read, to [Read More...]