Appeals Court Says That San Diego Can Lease Cheap Land to Bigoted Boy Scouts

The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals — typically thought of as a safe place for liberals — just gave the bigoted Boy Scouts of America license to continue discriminating against atheists and gays by letting the city of San Diego lease it land for the cost of $1/year:

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She Must Be a Scientist; She Works in Front of a Green Screen

This is Dr. Ann Gauger, a “Senior Research Scientist at Biologic Institute” (which is funded by the Intelligent Design-promoting Discovery Institute), talking about population genetics:

The commenters at Sandwalk have already dismantled everything she said… but a lot of viewers noticed something else even more interesting:

She’s not really in a lab. [Read more...]

The Pope: ‘When You Deny God, You Deny Human Dignity’

That must explain all those atheist child-raping scandals you hear so much about… [Read more...]

Texas Politician Proposes Bill to Protect Teachers Who Say ‘Merry Christmas’

Dwayne Bohac is a Republican state legislator in Texas so you *know* he’s full of great ideas.

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="250"]Vote for me: I saved Christmas[/caption]

His most recent? Filing a bill that would allow public school teachers to say “Merry Christmas” without punishment. Because, apparently, they sue you in Texas if you say that… [Read more...]

Springfield Area Freethinkers Will Put Up Atheist Sign in Illinois State Capitol Rotunda

If you’re in the Springfield, Illinois area tomorrow afternoon, the Springfield Area Freethinkers are putting up the following sign in the Capitol Rotunda at 3:00p!

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