Congress Will Likely Transfer the Mount Soledad Cross to Private Land

We are still talking about the Mount Soledad cross for some reason.

Here’s a quick recap in case you’re unfamiliar with the story: This controversy, which began nearly 25 years ago, is the longest-running Establishment Clause case in American history.

It involves the Mount Soledad cross in San Diego — a huge cross on public land erected in 1954. After the now-deceased Philip Paulson challenged the cross’ constitutionality more than two decades ago and after atheist Steve Trunk took up the case a few years ago, atheists have generally prevailed in the court system. In 2012, the Supreme Court declined to hear any more challenges from Christian groups, putting the future of the cross back in the hands of lower courts.



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Dogma Debate Broadcastathon to Benefit Foundation Beyond Belief

The folks at Dogma Debate are doing a 24-hour Broadcastathon to benefit Foundation Beyond Belief.

They’ve already raised more than $30,000 (!!!).

I can’t thank David Smalley and his team enough for doing this.

I’m their final guest, so please listen in and consider making a contribution!

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Seven States’ Constitutions Say Atheists Can’t Hold Public Office; Why Not Toss Out Those Unenforceable Laws?

There are seven states which have laws banning atheists from holding public office.

None of them are enforceable, thanks to the Supreme Court case Torcaso v. Watkins, but that’s what their constitutions say.

Here’s a quick reminder:

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Samson Gets His Revenge

DarkMatters2525 continues telling the story of Samson by focusing on story of Judges 15:



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Atheist Group’s “Bill of Rights Nativity” Will Go Up in Florida Capitol Building

Joining The Satanic Temple in the Florida Capitol building this season will be the Freedom From Religion Foundation with this lovely sign featuring a “Bill of Rights Nativity” scene:



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