Religious People Don’t Need Helmets, Right?

Manitoba’s Healthy Living Minister Jim Rondeau just introduced some very sensible legislation. Bill 37 would make it illegal for children under the age of 18 to ride a bike (even as a passenger) without a helmet. If you’re caught without a helmet, you could be fined for up to $50 (or face an alternative punishment [Read More…]

Helping a Friend Get Vaccinated

One of the reasons I’m excited to visit Columbus this weekend is that I’ll get to see Elyse Anders, who runs the Women Thinking Free Foundation. She’s been working hard to get people vaccinated (and educating people about why that’s so important). As it turns out, one of our mutual friends — an activist herself [Read More…]

I’m Still Awaiting the Update

(via Formal Sweatpants) [Read more…]

NAACP Comes Out In Support of Today’s Civil Rights Movement

The NAACP announced Saturday that they now endorse marriage equality. The National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People passed a resolution supporting gay marriage at a meeting of its board of directors in Miami, saying it opposed any policy or legislative initiative that “seeks to codify discrimination or hatred into the law or to [Read More…]

American Humanist Association Ads Go Up in New Orleans

In anticipation of their upcoming conference in New Orleans, the American Humanist Association has put up this ad on local streetcars through June 28th: In addition, the New Orleans Secular Humanist Association is putting up the following billboard near the Superdome from June 4th-10th: Speakers at the conference (June 7th-10th) include Gloria Steinem, NPR’s Science [Read More…]


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