Public School Superintendent Says No to Graduation Prayers; Now He’s Under Fire from the Community

Finally, a public school superintendent has done something right regarding prayer at graduation ceremonies.

Superintendent Sean Rickert (below, left) of the Pima Unified School District in Arizona decided that there would be no prayers during the high school graduation ceremony this year — and he’s getting criticized by members of the community because of it:



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S.E. Cupp Accuses Bill Nye of Bullying Others with Science

On CNN’s Crossfire the other night, conservative atheist host S.E. Cupp invited Bill Nye the Science Guy on the show to talk about climate change.

Her argument (and I’m giving her the benefit of the doubt here) was that the public doesn’t think climate change is really a problem. So how come scientists who say otherwise can’t get through to them?

That’s actually a great question. But the way she handled the conversation made it sound like scientists were doing something wrong by teaching the public about the facts.



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A Compilation of Comedy About Noah’s Ark

The story of Noah’s Ark is so laughably fictional that you have to be as gullible as Ken Ham to believe it. It’s also perfect fodder for stand-up comedians looking for easy jokes :) Enjoy this compilation (with some NSFW language):



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Was This Student Rejected from School Because of His Faith?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses a student who claims he was rejected from a college program because of his faith.



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The Author of an Incredible Book About the Joy of Being an Atheist Announces Film Project

Earlier this year, Chris Johnson released a multimedia book about atheists called A Better Life: 100 Atheists Speak Out on Joy & Meaning in a World Without God. The book was years in the making and came about after one of the most successful Kickstarters for a book in that site’s history. It was incredible to be a part of the project and I think the final product was just stellar.

In addition to taking pictures of atheists, Chris also shot a lot of video, and he’s embarking on a new project now to turn those clips into a feature length documentary:

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