The Pledge of Allegiance Petition

There’s a petition making the rounds on the White House website to remove “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance. It’s getting a lot of support… which, as you know, means absolutely nothing. The Pledge won’t change anytime soon. (If it ever does change back to it original form, you can bet it’ll be via [Read More...]

Alabama High School Stops Football Pre-Game Prayers After FFRF Sends Letter

For the past decade, public prayers have been a regular part of the weekly football pre-game ritual at Arab High School in Alabama. That led the Freedom From Religion Foundation to send a notice (PDF) to the district’s superintendent: Arab City Schools must take immediate action to ensure that prayers are not scheduled at any [Read More...]

The Price Vocal Secular Students Have To Pay…

This is the price some students have to pay for standing up to religious forces in their public high school: Jessica Ahlquist is strong and confident — I know she can handle it. But she shouldn’t have to deal with anything like this just because she’s a vocal minority fighting against an illegal religious banner [Read More...]

If You Read It Closely…

I love this design by Niels Shoe Meulman: Can we get that up in a church somewhere…? Maybe the leaders won’t notice. (via Reddit) [Read more...]

Now I Have an Urge to Get Paint Thrown At Me…

This has nothing to do with religion. It’s just an amazing video by a wonderful singer — Lisa Hannigan singing “Knots” from her new album Passenger: (via All Songs Considered) [Read more...]