Army Recruiting Center Removes Sign Reading “On a Mission for Both God and Country”

If you walked past an Army recruiting station near Phoenix recently, you might have seen this sign outside the office: There’s something scary about the U.S. military saying we’re on a mission for God… it’s the sort of rhetoric our enemies are using, offering religious justifications for war and violence. On Thursday, Mikey Weinstein of [Read More…]

Thanks to You, a Public Library Targeted by Conservative Christian Activists Just Received a Large Donation

Back in November, we heard about a Creationist mother who laughably “audited” an evolution exhibit at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History and posted the video on YouTube. It turns out that mother, Megan Fox, is the same person who (with a friend of hers) had been a pain in the side of my local [Read More…]

After Colleague Gives Him Darwin’s Book On Air, ESPN Broadcaster Says He Doesn’t Accept Evolution

What is it lately with sports personalities who don’t accept science?

It was only a month ago when former baseball star Curt Schilling tried to refute evolution on Twitter and Facebook. (He failed.)

And now, during a Thursday night college basketball game on ESPN, broadcasters Bill Walton and Dave Pasch got into a passive-aggressive argument about evolution as colleague Jay Bilas looked on.

It started when Walton congratulated Pasch on his “Arizona Sportscaster of the Year” award by giving him a copy of On the Origin of Species



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Glenn Beck: If We Don’t Have Enough Spine to Stand Up to Satanists Seeking Equal Treatment, It’s “National Suicide”

Now that the Orange County School Board in Florida has put a stop to book distributions from outside groups — just to prevent atheists and Satanists from doing what Christians were doing for years — Glenn Beck is sad. Very sad.

Because in his world, Christians should’ve been able to do a Bible giveaway without anyone else getting in the way (or being included in the mix) and the school board’s capitulation to the notion of neutrality means our nation is doomed:



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What is Astronomy All About? Here’s a Crash Course

Phil Plait giving me a crash course on Astronomy?

Yes, please!



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