Entertainer John Davidson, a Preacher’s Kid, Explains Why He No Longer Believes in God

Following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank, Penn & Teller, Bill Maher, Julia Sweeney, and members of the symphonic metal band Nightwish, actor and former game show host John Davidson has recorded a video explaining why he’s “openly secular”:

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Competes in a Blerd Off

In honor of tonight’s premiere of Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s new show StarTalk (11:00p ET on the National Geographic Channel), enjoy this clip of him competing in a Blerd Off (black nerd-off) against Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore:

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How the FDA Can More Effectively Regulate Homeopathic Products

Earlier today, the Food and Drug Administration held a public hearing on the topic of “Homeopathic Product Regulation” and the Center For Inquiry’s Michael De Dora offered testimony on the issue.

Since banning homeopathic medicine is out of the question, what should the government do? De Dora offered these suggestions:

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Former Rep. Allen West: Church/State Separation is Responsible for Football Injuries

Last week, former Rep. Allen West spoke to a conservative group in Texas about the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s battle against formal pre-game prayers at public school football games.

West explained that he never got injured when he played high school football because there was a team prayer before the games:

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Controversial Quotation Quietly Removed from Jehovah’s Witnesses Publication (Without Apology or Retraction)

In the January, 2015 edition of the Jehovah’s Witnesses publication Awake!, a professor was quoted as saying many scientists doubted the theory of evolution.

It happened in the very first section of the issue:

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