Bill Maher Talks About Mormonism on The Rachel Maddow Show

Comedian Bill Maher appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show tonight. While Occupy Wall Street was the more important topic, they (not surprisingly) got into religion — specifically, Mitt Romney‘s Mormon faith — in the second segment: Highlights: [Speaking as Romney] “Yes, I’m a Mormon. That’s different than a Christian. But what’s important is that we [Read More...]

Jessica Ahlquist on the Front Page of the Providence Journal

You all saw the front page of the Providence Journal today, right? Because it’s pretty freakin’ amazing (PDF): Paul Davis‘ cover story highlights Jessica Ahlquist‘s legal battle against Cranston High School West and how its leaders have stubbornly refused to obey the law and take down the unconstitutional Christian banner hanging in the auditorium: In [Read More...]

Maybe If He Had Feet…

Just so you know, you’re all going to hell for laughing at this: (via Cyanide & Happiness) [Read more...]

Our Night at a Christian ‘Marriage Symposium’

This is a guest post by readers Heather and Rod. Along with their respective partners, both attended a recent “Marriage Symposium” (PDF) sponsored by the Illinois Family Institute and Patriots United — undercover, on my behalf. Their reports are below, with Heather in regular font and Rod in red font. … When I heard that [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins’ Introduction Honoring Christopher Hitchens

Over the weekend, at the Texas Freethought Convention/Atheist Alliance of America convention, Richard Dawkins presented the award named after him to Christopher Hitchens. More on Hitch’s acceptance is here. For now, we have the text of Dawkins’ introduction (and a bit of video): He is a debater, who will kick the stuffing out of a [Read More...]