Florida’s Satanic Temple Display Was Vandalized by a Self-Described “Catholic Warrior”

Earlier today, The Satanic Temple’s display in the Florida State Capitol Building was vandalized.

Now we know a little more about who did it:



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Senator Cory Booker Gives a Shout-Out to HumanLight, a Humanist Holiday

It’s not every day a sitting U.S. Senator honors a Humanist holiday (one I’m guessing most Humanists don’t even celebrate… or have heard of), but kudos to Cory Booker (D-NJ) for not being afraid to mention it:



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The Pale Blue Dot Looks Enormous on This Scale

Forget Powers of Ten.

This is *so* much cooler than that:



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Montgomery (Louisiana) Officials Receive Warning Not to Promote Christianity in Future Holiday Celebrations

Last week, I posted about a peculiar posting on the Facebook page for the town of Montgomery, Louisiana. It was for their annual Christmas celebration and featured a possibly-illegal tagline:

As I asked then: Why is the city not-so-subtly talking about how it’ll make sure this is a Christian celebration? Are non-Christians not allowed to participate in the event? What kind of “Fellowship” are they talking about? And why is the banner image for the celebration a great big Nativity scene?

This was an event better suited for a church, not city hall.

Yesterday, the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a warning letter to the mayor and city council members.

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Chicago Atheist Group’s Billboard Stating “I Put My Faith in Science” Deemed Offensive, Moved to New Location

Last week, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and its Chicago chapter put up 11 billboards throughout the city. One of them, featuring local musician Alan Wagner, read “I put my faith in science.”

Apparently, that was so offensive to the people who own the space the billboard is on, that it’s been moved to a new location:

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