Comedian Ricky Gervais has joked about religion in his standup specials, made “controversial” comments about God when hosting the Golden Globes, and is often interviewed specifically about his atheism.
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...]