Illinois Rob Sherman Files Lawsuit Against Illinois Governor to Block Religious Grants

Rob Sherman, the atheist from Chicago who has a long history of filing lawsuits supporting church/state separation, has outdone himself this time. He filed a federal lawsuit (PDF) “to block $2.3 billion in Illinois grants from the $31 billion Capital Bill that was enacted into law last year.” This is something he has been working [Read More...]

Baby Café

Wait… there’s a Baby Café in Panama City, Florida and no one told me when I visited that state?! I missed out. (Thanks to Bethany for the link!) [Read more...]

Hitchens to Speak About New Book in Washington, DC

Christopher Hitchens‘ new book, the autobiography Hitch-22, will be released on June 2nd: It has the distinctive bright yellow cover of his previous books. However, this one is shinier. Therefore, it will be better. (Don’t question my logic.) Hitchens will be speaking at the 6th & I Historic Synagogue in Washington, DC on June 13th [Read More...]

The End of the Jesus Journey?

This cartoon’s from David Hayward (a.k.a. nakedpastor), who recently left his position as church pastor. Anyone who has walked that same course can tell you how tough that journey is. However — and I’m sure the commenters can attest to this — you’re so much better off as a result. If David were to draw [Read More...]

Atheist Billboard Comes to Fayetteville, Arkansas

The latest atheist billboard (and corresponding bus ads) can be found in Fayetteville, Arkansas, thanks to the Northwest Arkansas Coalition of Reason. “We… want everyone to know that those of us who don’t believe in a supreme being happen to be your neighbors,” added Randall Fleck, coordinator of NWA CoR. “Folks like us can be [Read More...]