10 Tips for Atheists and Believers in a Relationship

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, offers 10 tips for interfaith couples (specifically, atheists and believers) trying to make their relationships work:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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What Did PolitiFact Have to Say About Oregon Public School Students Missing Class to Learn About the Bible?

Last week, in a post titled “In Oregon, Students Are Skipping Math Class to Learn About the Bible,” I wrote about how there was a law in Oregon allowing students to ditch their public school classes for up to five hours a week in order to attend religious indoctrination classes.

In one case, a program called PREP4Kids even provided a shuttle to take kids from Banks Elementary School to Banks Community United Methodist Church.

For whatever reason, PolitiFact Oregon decided that what I wrote was a claim worth checking out — something to be dubbed anywhere from “True” to “Pants on Fire.”

How did it go?

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Sarah Palin Doesn’t See the Humor in Her Complaint About Women Who Wear a ‘Symbol of Death’ Around Their Necks

Responding to a story about how some pro-choice women are wearing necklaces with hangers on them, Sarah Palin took to Facebook to voice her concerns:

Palin’s upset because some women are wearing a “symbol of death” around their necks?

Maybe someone should remind her to look down…

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A Few Interesting Things About Fred Phelps’ Death

Now that the news of Fred Phelps‘ passing has sunk in, there are a few last tidbits worth sharing:

1) Earlier this week, Westboro Baptist Church was calling any speculation about Fred Phelps‘ health “foolish.”

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Republican Files Bill to Make the Bible Louisiana’s Official State Book

Louisiana has a state motto, state bird, and state flower.

Now, Rep. Thomas Carmody (above) wants to suggest a state book.

Guess what it is.

Guess!

I’ll give you a hint: Carmody is a Republican.

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