Appeals Court Rules That a City Can Put Up a Nativity Scene on Government Property but Reject an Atheist Display

Last (War on) Christmas, in response to a government-sponsored nativity scene in the center of town, the Freedom From Religion Foundation put up a sign of their own in Warren, Michigan:

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American Humanist Association, Joined by Many Secular Groups, Files Amicus Briefs Defending Marriage Equality

Earlier today, the American Humanist Association, joined by a coalition of many national non-theistic groups, submitted amicus briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of marriage equality. [Read more...]

Alabama Republican Leader: Adoption of Common Core Will Lead to Indoctrination of Children… Just Like Hitler Wanted

Here’s a lesson in public speaking: Never, ever, ever ask your audience if they “remember the quote by Hitler” to make your point. Unless you’re clearly saying it as a joke, whatever you’re about to say will be used against you.

But that’s what Alabama Federation of Republican Women president Elois Zeanah said to bring up the point that childhood indoctrination would lead to a changed society.

And what is she referring to?

President Obama’s apparent plan to “indoctrinate” children via the adoption of a national set of education standards known as Common Core: [Read more...]

I’m Gonna Pop Some Tags… and Then Pray Over Them

The best part of any 700 Club is the part where Pat Robertson dispenses advice to people who are even more deluded than himself.

Case in point: the lady who recently asked him about praying over secondhand clothing: [Read more...]

At Public Hearing Over Kountze High School Bible Banners, One Brave Atheist Woman Speaks Out Against Them

Last night, there was a public meeting at Kountze High School to discuss the religious banners used by cheerleaders to pump up the football team, like the ones below:

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