Catholic Anti-Safe-Sex Site Tells Readers Not To Use Condoms

Remember 1Flesh, the Catholic site that promotes false information about contraception usage? They just released a graphic explaining how to use a condom: In short, don’t use them for sex. Because, you know, unprotected sex is *much* safer… (Click image to enlarge) Since the site keeps crashing, this was the message following that graphic: And [Read More...]

David Niose Speaks with S.E. Cupp on MSNBC’s The Cycle

Earlier today, David Niose, president of the American Humanist Association and author of the excellent new book Nonbeliever Nation, did something many atheists have wanted to do for a long time now: He went on live TV, head-to-head with S.E. Cupp. TIME FOR THE BATTLE TO BEGIN! Hmph. David didn’t take the bait at all. [Read More...]

‘Humanism Works’ Billboard Goes Up in Idaho

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Treasure Valley Coalition of Reason in Idaho put up a pair of atheist billboards, and now the Humanists of the Palouse (in Moscow, Idaho) is following suit with one of its own: It reads: “Ethical values are derived from human need and interest as tested by experience. Humanism [Read More...]

U.S. Evangelicals Are Exporting Bigotry to Africa

According to progressive think tank Political Research Associates, American evangelical groups are doing more than just proselytizing overseas. They’re spreading hatred against gays, lesbians, and women, too: It identified three organisations that it believes are aggressively targeting the continent: [Pat] Robertson’s ACLJ, the Catholic group Human Life International and Family Watch International, led by the [Read More...]

Catholic Official Sentenced to Prison for Covering Up Child Abuse by Church Leaders

Monsignor William J. Lynn — a Catholic official who covered up sexual abuse in the Church, “shielded predatory priests, sometimes transferring them to unwary new parishes.” and lied to the public about it — was sentenced to 3-6 years in prison today. It’s not enough to make up for the damage he’s caused — hell, [Read More...]