Yesterday, Kelly McCauley, an atheist and member of the North Alabama Freethought Association, delivered the first-ever secular invocation in front of the Huntsville City Council in Alabama. You can read more about the lead-up to the event here, but for now, here’s the video and transcript! Dearly Beloved, When the ancients considered the values that [Read More…]
Another day, another student wrongly punished for not saying the Pledge of Allegiance. In this case, it’s a 9th grader at Right Choices Alternative School in Beaufort, South Carolina.
Mizzou Offers Free Tickets for a Volleyball Game, but Christians Also Get a Special Discount… Somehow
The University of Missouri has a women’s volleyball game airing on ESPN’s SEC Network this weekend, so they want as many people in the crowd as possible to really sell that school pride to the viewing audience. The promotions team, as you might expect, is doing whatever it can to make sure those seats are filled.
That’s why they decided to offer free tickets to anyone who brought in a church bulletin.
You might also notice on that screenshot a link to a voucher for “Free Admission.” That was added only recently.
The Skeptics, Atheists, Secular Humanists and Agnostics on campus (MU SASHA) noticed the original offer as well as the revised one and sent the promotions manager an email explaining the legal problems with the church bulletin discount:
Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) Curriculum Teaches That Scientists Can Generate Electricity from Snow
Jonny Scaramanga, who’s written at this site about his fundamentalist education at an Accelerated Christian Education (ACE) school, has a new piece up at The Guardian with a stunning (yet not necessarily shocking) revelation from the ACE curriculum: It suggests that snow can generate electricity.