Why Did the Alexander Aan Petition Fail?

A lot of atheist groups recently tried to get people to sign a petition on behalf of Alexander Aan, the Indonesian atheist sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for the crime of… saying he’s an atheist. If we could get 25,000 signatures in a month, the Obama administration would have to respond to it and [Read More...]

To Anyone Who Plans to Sell Their Soul on eBay…

Too bad. As of August 30th, eBay’s putting the kibosh on sales of anything that’s not quite tangible, including a lot of things that probably should’ve been prohibited a long time ago because they’re just scamming gullible people: The following items are also being added to the prohibited items list: advice; spells; curses; hexing; conjuring; [Read More...]

Cheerios Protester Dies of a Heart Attack

Remember Michael Leisner, the Cheerios protest dude who was mad because of General Mills’ pro-gay-marriage stance? He is no more: Leisner died Saturday while waiting in his car for his sons to finish playing tennis, said the Rev. Dwight Denyes, senior pastor at Emmanuel Christian Center in Spring Lake Park. The family said in a [Read More...]

Louisiana Officials Delaying Voucher Bids from Private Schools Until Creationism Stance is Known

Perhaps due to the renewed focus on Governor Bobby Jindal‘s plan to send $11,000,000 of taxpayer money to Creationism-endorsing schools, it looks like the state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is now smartly taking it more slowly when approving new programs: The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Tuesday held back state approval from [Read More...]

Bryan Fischer: Grad Schools Requiring You to Properly Treat LGBT Clients Are Like Vietnamese Reeducation Camps

At the 7:00 mark of the video below, after a long conversation about how evangelical couples should have three kids each in order to outbreed the rest of us, Christian Right leader Bryan Fischer speaks with Ed Vitagliano about the “threat of secular fundamentalists.” I listened… because I figured they were talking about mah people. [Read More...]