Support for Evolution Education Comes from a Surprising Source

Even though the Indiana Creationism Bill has been effectively killed (for now), there’s still a anti-evolution bill pending in New Hampshire. Thankfully, someone testified against it in front of the House Education Committee yesterday: “It would be a blow to our educational system, which is already in a bad state,” he said. “If evolution was [Read More...]

Cranston School Board: Heed These Words

As the Cranston school district holds their meeting tonight tomorrow night, they would be wise to take JT Eberhard‘s advice to heart: In summation, you have a job to do. It is not to rewrite America’s laws, it is not to pass judgment on Ms. Ahlquist, it is not even to listen to the mob [Read More...]

Secular Activism on Valentine’s Day

Here’s a wonderful way to spread a positive message around Valentine’s Day, courtesy of the Secular Student group and Gay-Straight Alliance at Collin College in Texas: That banner reads “Safe Sex is Great Sex.” [Our groups] got in contact with Planned Parenthood and other local health organizations, and distributed condoms, lube, and other safe sex [Read More...]

How Religious is Britain? Not Very, Says Richard Dawkins

In the week following the 2011 UK Census, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science decided to commission their own poll (with their own questions) to find out just how religious people in Britain were. It turns out a lot less than even they imagined: More than 2,000 people were polled for Dawkins’ centre [Read More...]

Atheists Make Better Lovers, Says Billboard

The Backyard Skeptics and American Atheists have joined forces to put up this billboard in Westminster, California just in time for Valentines Day: It reads: “Atheists make better lovers. (After all, nobody is watching.)” “Atheists make better lovers because they have less guilt about sex, while people believing in religious superstitions attach a negative aspect [Read More...]


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