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:
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:
She’s not really in a lab. [Read more...]
Dwayne Bohac is a Republican state legislator in Texas so you *know* he’s full of great ideas.
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...]
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!