Atheist Groups: Don’t Do This in the Wake of a Tragedy

President Obama, in his remarks about the Colorado shootings, said this: “I’m sure many of you are parents who had the same reaction I did when we heard the news… My daughters go to the movies. What if Malia and Sasha had been at the theater as so many kids do each day?” “I hope [Read More...]

Interesting Coincidence about the Colorado Shooter’s High School…

Republican Rep. Louis Gohmert is taking well-deserved heat for suggesting that taking God out of school is the reason James Holmes killed people in a movie theater in Colorado: “People say … where was God in all of this?” Gohmert said. “We’ve threatened high school graduation participations, if they use God’s name, they’re going to [Read More...]

European Court to Christian Political Party: You Have to Allow Women in Your Party to Run for Public Office

The Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij (SGP) is a Dutch political party known for its fundamentalist Christian beliefs. The SGP didn’t support women’s suffrage a long time ago and, more recently, they didn’t allow women to become a Member of Parliament on behalf of their party. The SGP professes the absolute authority of the Word of God [Read More...]

Louis Gohmert (R-TX): The Aurora Shootings ‘Could Have Been Avoided if the Country Placed a Higher Value on God’

In the wake of a mass shooting like the one in Aurora, Colorado this morning, it seems like the obvious response should be to keep the victims in your thoughts and not jump to any conclusions about who the murderer was and what his motives were until that information becomes available. In other words, don’t [Read More...]

I Was Wrong About Who Would Be #1 on This List

Steve Major has a nice list of the Top Ten Atheist Characters on Television at Humanist Network News. #2 is Daria: Is anyone missing from the list who should be on there? [Read more...]