Christian School Kicks Out Disabled Student for Needing a Service Dog

There are so many examples of Christians behaving badly that it barely raises an eyebrow anymore, but this story is a new low.

Anika Bjornson, a fifth-grade student in Tualatin, Oregon, has a severe case of juvenile diabetes. It’s so severe that she has to bring a trained service dog with her to school. The dog (amazingly, to me) lets her know when her blood sugar is too high or low so she can take steps to correct it. [Read more...]

Videos from 1991 Feature Richard Dawkins Discussing the Evolution of Life

In 1991, a young Richard Dawkins delivered a series of lectures about the evolution of life called “Growing Up in the Universe.” The five one-hour lectures were broadcast on the BBC as part of the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures (an amusing title for a series of lectures by Dawkins)… but they haven’t been freely available online until now. [Read more...]

Transitioning from Minister to Atheist

Last month, the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers held a conference called Reason in the Rock and Teresa MacBain was one of the speakers. If you haven’t heard her talk about how she went from being a minister to becoming an atheist, it’s a wonderful and inspiring story: [Read more...]

Does the Universe Have a Purpose? An Animated Version of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Response

Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by the Templeton Foundation (Wait! Don’t leave!) to answer the question, “Does the Universe Have a Purpose?” [Read more...]

Campus Preacher Tells Stripping Male Student: ‘This Is Why There’s So Many Lesbians on Campus’

There are a lot of ways to show your opposition to campus preachers. You can play BINGO, you can have a same-sex makeout session right in front of them, you can preach about something that’s not Christianity right next to them… [Read more...]


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