Drunk-Driving Teen Sentenced to 10 Years of Church Attendance as Part of His Probation

Last year, 17-year-old Tyler Alred drank some alcohol, got behind the wheel, crashed his car, and killed his passenger. A tragedy all around and Alred undoubtedly deserves a punishment.

But Judge Mike Norman‘s ruling is simply ridiculous: He wants Alred to attend church for the next ten years. Already, legal analysts are cringing: [Read more…]

Edward Tarte Describes His Priestly Bubble

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Christian Legislators Put Up Ten Commandments Monument in Oklahoma… and Misspell ‘Sabbath’

A Ten Commandments monument was just placed on the grounds of the state Capitol building in Oklahoma City: [Read more…]

OkCupid: Where Your Atheism Helps You Get a Date

Last month, I mentioned that the founders of the dating website OkCupid would be receiving the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard’s annual Humanist of the Year award. [Read more…]

A Children’s Book About Evolution (Without Any of the Scary Science Words)

Here’s a nifty little children’s book about evolution. It’s called Pepper’s Special Wings (Humanist Press, 2012) and it’s about a peppered moth and its evolutionary awesomeness (among other things): [Read more…]


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