After Kountze High School Cheerleaders Hold Up Prayer Banner, the Football Team Loses

Remember how the cheerleaders at Kountze High School won a temporary reprieve on their Bible run-through banners this past Thursday? Well, a day later, under the Friday Night Lights, the varsity football team lost their first game of the season: That puts them at 4-1 for the year now. As a coach of a competitive [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q4 2012 Slate of Charities

The Foundation Beyond Belief has just announced its five beneficiaries for the new quarter — each charity will likely receive several thousands of dollars, courtesy of atheist donors: POVERTY & HEALTH: GlobeMed HUMAN RIGHTS: MADRE CHALLENGE THE GAP: Friends for a Non-Violent World EDUCATION: Prison University Project THE NATURAL WORLD: DC Greenworks … Most of [Read More...]

Religion Doesn’t Solve All Ethical Dilemmas

Jesus and Mo figure that out the hard way: [Read more...]

In the South, Jewish Students Have to Deal with Excessive Christian Proselytizing

The (excellently-named) website Jews On First has a lengthy piece on how Jewish students in the South suffer at the hands of overzealous Christian proselytizers in public schools: One parent relates how his son would eat breakfast in the school cafeteria when a group of athletes would come in and “perform” for the students. “They [Read More...]

Why Aren’t the Democrats Reaching Out to Secular Americans?

Two charts stand out from the Public Religion Research Institute’s latest report (PDF) about the Millennial generation (ages 18-25) and their voting habits. And while the media coverage of the report focuses mostly on the race issues, the religious aspects of it are fascinating in their own right. The first chart isn’t surprising at all [Read More...]


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