Tennessee Legislators Want to Make It Easier for Christians to Proselytize During School Functions

Representatives in Tennessee are trying to pass something called the “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act.” Sounds awesome. Antidiscrimination?! Who’d be against that?! You. Here’s why. The bill would make it easier for “select students” to use their leadership positions in public schools as grounds to preach their religious (or anti-religious) beliefs. The same bill was vetoed [Read More...]

The Most Charitable Thing We Can Say About Faith…

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Speaking at Michigan State University Tomorrow Night

Just wanted to mention that I’ll be speaking at Michigan State University Thursday night. The event begins at 7:30p in Communication Arts Building, Room 147. The event is sponsored by the Center for Inquiry — Michigan State University group. Hope to see you there! [Read more...]

Watch Out for Those Atheist Extremists

It’s reminiscent of this image from atheistcartoons.com, but The Oatmeal points out how the word “extremist” is pretty relative… The full cartoon is here. Bonus points for “Tesla > Edison.” (Thanks to Ryan for the link!) [Read more...]

Gallup: ’32% of Americans are Nonreligious’

Gallup has just released its list of the most religious states and the least religious states in the country — all based on how people categorized themselves between the options of “Very religious,” “Moderately religious,” and “Nonreligious.” In 2009, the last time they released a survey like this, the question was “Is religion an important [Read More...]


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