Finally, An Honest Church Promotion

I know Freedom Life Church in Hampton, Virginia wants to talk about the “the stewardship of our resources,” but they may want to rethink the way they’re promoting the series…



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Truck Driver Fired After Saying Jesus Was His Co-Driver on Legal Documents

Ramiro Olivarez is a truck driver who, like everyone else in his position, has to fill out a log containing his signature and the name of any co-drivers.

Even though he didn’t actually have a co-driver, that didn’t stop him from filling out those lines… with “Jesus”:



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Gov. Scott Walker on Evolution: “That’s a Question a Politician Shouldn’t Be Involved In”

There are plenty of reasons to criticize Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (below, left), a possible Republican presidential candidate, but he gave us a new one during an interview at London’s Chatham House today.

Moderator Justin Webb asked him a question he said he often poses to Republican politicians from the United States: Did Walker accept evolution?

And Walker did what Republicans so often do on science-related questions: He embarrassed himself:



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If You’re Looking for a Positive Way to Respond to the Chapel Hill Shootings, Here’s One Way to Help

One of the victims of last night’s shootings in North Carolina was 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat (below, left):

Baraket, a dental student whose family came from Syria, planned to visit Turkey this summer to provide aid to refugees.

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A Couple of Problems with FFRF’s Statement About the North Carolina Shooting

The Freedom From Religion Foundation released a statement this afternoon in response to last night’s tragic shooting of three Muslims by an atheist — which was over a parking dispute, as far as the news reports say, and not over their theological differences, though you wouldn’t know that based on how it’s being reported.

But there are a couple of aspects of FFRF’s press release that bother me and I wanted to explain them here.



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