South Carolina Board of Education Will Meet Today to Vote on Anti-Evolution Science Standards

We know South Carolina has a serious education problem.

This is the state where one candidate for Superintendent of Education didn’t know what the science standards were while another openly promoted Intelligent Design. It’s the place where a bill to make the Wooly Mammoth the official state fossil was laden with Bible verses.

In June, there was an attempt to revise the science education standards to weaken the concept of evolution:

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Atheist Delivers Invocation in Colorado Springs, Citing “Sky Cake” and “Sky Baklava”

Eric Williams, a member of the Atheist Community of Colorado Springs, delivered an invocation at yesterday’s meeting of the Colorado Springs City Council:



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I Hope Everyone Wishes Upon a Star, Too

I’m pretty sure this is the last thing they need in Iraq right now…



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Should a Critic of Evolution Be Invited to Speak at a Prestigious University?

This August, Intelligent Design advocate (or should I say cdesign proponentsist) William Dembski will be giving a lecture at the University of Chicago:

Evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne, who teaches there, is rightfully furious:

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The Seven Benefits of a Relationship Between an Atheist and a Believer

My friend Dale McGowan, who has already written two incredibly popular books on raising children as an atheist parent — Parenting Beyond Belief and Raising Freethinkers — has just published his latest book about atheists who are in relationships with believers.

It’s called In Faith and In Doubt: How Religious Believers and Nonbelievers Can Create Strong Marriages and Loving Families:

In the exclusive excerpt below, McGowan talks about the benefits of those mixed-faith relationships:

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