Christianity is a Fact because This Guy Says So

Murray Lynch of Auburn, New York has a problem. He has no idea what the word “fact” means. So in a letter-to-the-editor, he just throws it everywhere and hopes it’ll stick: The proof that Jesus truly was the Son of God has been proven 100 percent. God the Father, God the Son and God the [Read More...]

You’re In Good Company, Heathens

This image was making the rounds online… … but the ratio of men to women in that picture is pretty uneven. Even when it comes to celebrities, it’s not like there’s a lack of well-known ladies to put in the mix. On Twitter, @ultraturquoise created this alternative image: I like it! Maybe someone else can [Read More...]

Sam Harris: We Should Profile Muslims at the Airport

Sam Harris is bound to get a lot of pushback for his latest essay, in which he makes the case that Muslims — or anyone who looks like s/he could be Muslim — ought to be specially screened at the airport: Is there nothing we can do to stop this tyranny of fairness? Some semblance [Read More...]

Are These Cases of Anti-Atheist Discrimination or Private Businesses Doing What They Want?

Earlier this month, the Dallas–Fort Worth Coalition of Reason started an advertising campaign called “Our Families Are Great Without Religion.” Their plan was to have the following ad play on movie theater screens before the films began: After getting rejected by one theater that had a “no religious advertising” policy, the Angelika Film Center in [Read More...]

Catholic Priests Oppose ‘Report Pedophilia’ Bill in Ireland

Ireland’s Justice Minister Alan Shatter is planning to introduce legislation later this year that would put people in jail for 10 years if they withheld information that would help prosecute a child abuser. Who would oppose legislation like that? Catholics priests, of course. And Bill Donohue. Spokesman Fr Sean McDonagh told the paper: “I certainly [Read More...]