District That Lost a Challenge to Hold Graduation in a Church Will Ask the Supreme Court to Review Case

Last month, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Elmbrook School District in Brookfield, Wisconsin violated the First Amendment when it held its graduation ceremonies in a church. You can read a summary of the case here. At the time, I wrote this: The district’s last option now is to ask the [Read More...]

If Bibles Are Passed Out in School, Then This Family Wants To Hand Out Atheist Books

In Toronto, the Gideons want to distribute Bibles to fifth grade students. The District School Board of Niagara is letting them do it, too. But Rene and Anna Chouinard, who have three kids in the district, are fighting back. They’re making an appeal of their own to the school board: If the Gideons are allowed [Read More...]

Atheist Will Deliver Invocation Before Tulsa City Council Meeting

On Thursday night, atheist (and a founder of the Humanist Association of Tulsa) Dan Nerren will deliver the opening invocation at the Tulsa City Council meeting: “As far as I know, I’ll be the first to offer a secular invocation,” said Dan Nerren… … He said several atheist groups have been petitioning the council for several [Read More...]

Openly Bisexual Nontheist Kyrsten Sinema Is Winning Her Democratic Primary Race for Congress

***Update 1***: Sinema has won the primary! More updates below. If you want to support her, donate to her campaign! … Arizona State Senator Kyrsten Sinema — an openly bisexual nontheist — appears to be winning her Democratic primary in the state’s 9th Congressional district: Sinema has received an award from the Center for Inquiry [Read More...]