Forget the Muppets; Chick-fil-A May Be Partnering with the Berenstain Bears

***Update***: This was posted on their Facebook page: Our publisher, HarperCollins, is marketing several of their Berenstain Bears titles through a kids’ meal promotion at Chick-fil-A scheduled for August. This program was in development for over a year. We were unaware of any controversy involving Chick-fil-A until July 25. The Berenstain family does not at [Read More...]

Oakland Zoo Agrees to Remove Unnecessary Ten Commandments Monument

That’s a monument of the Ten Commandments. I would have no problem if that monument was up at a local church. But what was it doing at the Oakland Zoo? That’s what Joey Piscitelli wanted to know when he wrote a letter to zoo officials back in May: My name is Joey Piscitelli, and I [Read More...]

‘Out of the Closet’ Billboard Campaign Begins in Spokane, Washington

The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s “Out of the Closet” billboard campaign — in which real, local atheists appear on the ads — is now up in Spokane, Washington! These are the seven billboards going up this week as part of a month-long campaign: “The nonreligious are at least a quarter, 25% of the Washington adult [Read More...]

If Chick-fil-A Wants to Act Biblically, Then At Least Go All the Way

Last post about Chick-fil-A, I swear… (until the next time its owner says/does something crazy.) Jackson Pearce made this amusing video which raises a few points we’re not hearing in other places: (Thanks to Daniel for the link!) [Read more...]

Steubenville, Ohio City Logo No Longer Includes a Christian Cross

While we’re talking about city logos with churches in them, here’s a success story: This used to be the logo for Steubenville, Ohio: After the Freedom From Religion Foundation said the cross was a no-no (PDF), the city responded by reverting back to their old logo until they get a new replacement: “We’re pleased with [Read More...]