Arkansas Superintendent Puts Up Nativity Scene in Public School

Jerry Noble, the superintendent of the Green County Tech school district in Arkansas, must hate his job. He’s doing everything in his power to push his faith onto students, just hoping and waiting for someone to bring on a lawsuit: “Enough is enough,” said Jerry Noble, superintendent of the Green County Tech school district. “It’s [Read More...]

Christopher Hitchens is Dead

The brilliant writer, speaker, and thinker died tonight at the age of 62 after a tough battle with esophageal cancer. His final piece for Vanity Fair is as powerful as anything else he’s written. If this is a surprise to anyone, it may be because we harbored some secret hope that he’d find a way [Read More...]

Science Defeats a Rogue Communion Wafer

Remember back in July when a consecrated communion wafer fell on a church’s floor, was placed in water, and turned red? A number of Catholics were acting like the Pope had knocked on their front door: they were way too excited about something that was bound to be anti-climactic. [St. Augustine Church Rev. John Echert] [Read More...]

Your Chance to Win Plane Tickets to the Reason Rally and Dinner with Richard Dawkins

All you have to do to win is promote Sean Faircloth‘s Ten Point Vision of a Secular America: Make a video, create a graphic image, write a song, or try something else! The deadline for submissions to this contest is Thursday, January 19th, 2012. Contestants must be from North America. The two plane tickets for [Read More...]