Jehovah’s Witness Publication Cites Professor Who Doubts Evolution… but Professor Says He Was Unfairly Misquoted

If you’re like me, you read every issue of the Jehovah’s Witness publication Awake! And in the latest issue (January, 2015), which is dedicated to undercutting the science of evolution, you get a perfect look at how these faith-based writers are liars.

Check out the very first section, questioning how life began:



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Colton Burpo: Even Though That Other Kid Lied About Going to Heaven, “I Stand By My Story”

Now that Alex Malarkey has admitted that his 2010 book The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven was fictional, another “Heaven-goer” is rushing to defend the genre.

In a statement posted to his website, Colton Burpo, the subject of Heaven is for Real, says that his story is totally true:



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Army Recruiting Center Removes Sign Reading “On a Mission for Both God and Country”

If you walked past an Army recruiting station near Phoenix recently, you might have seen this sign outside the office: There’s something scary about the U.S. military saying we’re on a mission for God… it’s the sort of rhetoric our enemies are using, offering religious justifications for war and violence. On Thursday, Mikey Weinstein of [Read More…]

Thanks to You, a Public Library Targeted by Conservative Christian Activists Just Received a Large Donation

Back in November, we heard about a Creationist mother who laughably “audited” an evolution exhibit at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History and posted the video on YouTube. It turns out that mother, Megan Fox, is the same person who (with a friend of hers) had been a pain in the side of my local [Read More…]

After Colleague Gives Him Darwin’s Book On Air, ESPN Broadcaster Says He Doesn’t Accept Evolution

What is it lately with sports personalities who don’t accept science?

It was only a month ago when former baseball star Curt Schilling tried to refute evolution on Twitter and Facebook. (He failed.)

And now, during a Thursday night college basketball game on ESPN, broadcasters Bill Walton and Dave Pasch got into a passive-aggressive argument about evolution as colleague Jay Bilas looked on.

It started when Walton congratulated Pasch on his “Arizona Sportscaster of the Year” award by giving him a copy of On the Origin of Species



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