Akron’s Version of the Creation Museum Deceptively Lures in Public School Children

This past spring, students in the Cuyahoga Falls City School District went on a field trip to the Akron Fossils & Science Center. That all sounds fine… until you realize the “science center” is really a low-budget Creation Museum, promoting the view that the world was created in six days, about 6,000 years ago, and that dinosaurs and humans coexisted — all of which is rejected by science. The place is like an episode of Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Everything is made up and the points don’t matter.



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Boise State Anti-Abortion Group Sues Over What It Claims Are Free Speech Restrictions

An anti-abortion group at Boise State University has filed a lawsuit against the school because they say their free speech rights were violated.

Abolitionists4Life had reserved space in one of the school’s “speech zones,” where groups can reserve tables to sign up new members and promote their values, and their display included graphic pictures. You can see some of them in the background below, courtesy of the group’s Facebook page:



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How a Bible College Graduate Gave Up His Faith

Brandon Fibbs grew up in a religious family and attended a Christian college, but he eventually stopped believing in nonsense. His story isn’t all that unfamiliar to readers of this site, but I was captivated by his video autobiography:



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Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 3: Dave Silverman

Thank you all for tuning in to our new podcast!

Our latest guest is Dave Silverman, President of American Atheists.



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Fighting Religious Battles… That Take Place Entirely in Your Mind

Last month, former Entertainment Weekly staffer Grady Smith wrote on his blog about the secret he hid from his colleagues for so long:



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