Homeopathic Products Recalled Because They Might Have Actual Medicine In Them

This actually happened:



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Why the Death of Fred Phelps Leaves Me with Mixed Feelings

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses the legacy of Fred Phelps and whether he may have inadvertently helped the gay rights movement:

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Politico: A Major Push to Expand Voucher Programs Will Mean More Creationism in the Classroom

It’s not enough for private Christian schools to teach Creationism in the classroom; many states are now supporting voucher programs that use taxpayer funds to help students attend these schools. We’ve posted about the problem before, and now Politico has issued a “special report” on the issue:



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Why is This Vaccine-Denying Actress a Featured Speaker at the National Science Teachers Association’s Conference?

Last year, at a conference for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, The Big Bang Theory actress Mayim Bialik was a speaker. It made sense, I suppose: She’s on a show about nerds and she’s a “Brand Ambassador” for Texas Instruments. Hard to get more math-y than that.

It turns out Bialik is also a featured speaker at the annual convention for the National Science Teachers Association taking place in just over a week. Again, makes sense on paper, given the show she’s on and how she has a Ph.D. in neuroscience.

Oh. By the way. She doesn’t vaccinate her children:

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Pat Robertson Tells Viewer That Her Atheist Co-Worker Was Probably Raped, Demon-Possessed, or Abused by Her Father

I don’t know why Pat Robertson offers advice on the 700 Club when the things he suggests are so completely, awfully wrong… but until he stops, he’s just a goldmine of sound bites.

Yesterday, a viewer asked him if she should stop preaching to an atheist co-worker (correct answer: Yes) who got annoyed at every mention of God, Robertson explained that her colleague had serious problems if she didn’t like hearing about God all the time:



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