Drunk-Driving Teen Sentenced to 10 Years of Church Attendance as Part of His Probation

Last year, 17-year-old Tyler Alred drank some alcohol, got behind the wheel, crashed his car, and killed his passenger. A tragedy all around and Alred undoubtedly deserves a punishment.

But Judge Mike Norman‘s ruling is simply ridiculous: He wants Alred to attend church for the next ten years. Already, legal analysts are cringing: [Read more...]

Christian Legislators Put Up Ten Commandments Monument in Oklahoma… and Misspell ‘Sabbath’

A Ten Commandments monument was just placed on the grounds of the state Capitol building in Oklahoma City: [Read more...]

OkCupid: Where Your Atheism Helps You Get a Date

Last month, I mentioned that the founders of the dating website OkCupid would be receiving the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard’s annual Humanist of the Year award. [Read more...]

A Children’s Book About Evolution (Without Any of the Scary Science Words)

Here’s a nifty little children’s book about evolution. It’s called Pepper’s Special Wings (Humanist Press, 2012) and it’s about a peppered moth and its evolutionary awesomeness (among other things): [Read more...]

Jessica Ahlquist and the Struggles Young Atheists Face

Reporter Kellie Kotraba spoke with Jessica Ahlquist during last weekend’s Skepticon event and explained what so many people have discovered over the past year: Jessica rocks. [Read more...]