Pickens County School Board Will Vote Tonight to Bring Prayer Back to Their Meetings

***Update***: The vote was 3 for, 3 against, and 1 abstention… so the prayer policy will *not* change. That is to say meetings will not open with sectarian invocations. Hallelujah! … I thought this issue had been put to rest already… but I guess not. Last September, the Pickens County Board of Trustees in South [Read More…]

Why We Won’t See an Openly Atheist President Anytime Soon

The Washington Post‘s new “Acts of Faith” section has the rundown of whether we’ll see an (openly) atheist President anytime soon. (Spoiler: HA!)



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“Godless? Good” Ads Will Appear on Edmonton (Alberta) Buses for the Next Month

A new ad promoting atheism will run on ten buses in Edmonton over the next month:

The Society of Edmonton Atheists funded the campaign in order to draw more attention to the growing non-religious demographic in Canada:

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Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Campaign at School Founded by Guy Who Blamed Gay People for 9/11

You know it’s a bad sign when a Presidential hopeful officially announces his candidacy at a school known for its fundamentalist Christianity, but Sen. Ted Cruz (below) will be making that announcement today at Liberty University, the school founded by Jerry Falwell. (He announced his candidacy on Twitter late last night.)



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Morning Prayers Are a Part of the San Antonio Police Department Daily Routine

Apparently the San Antonio Police Department conducts “morning prayer” after roll call — and then flaunts it on Facebook:



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