Francis Collins Is a Good Pick to Head National Institutes of Health

Francis Collins, the famed geneticist, was selected to head the National Institutes of Health by President Obama. Here’s what I’ve been hearing from other atheists. Pro: He’s a brilliant scientist. Con: He believes in God. They all bring up that he’s an evangelical Christian and the author of The Language of God: A Scientist Presents [Read More...]

Atheists and Community

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the Secular Coalition for America.  He also blogs at Rant & Reason … Many of you have heard of William Lobdell before, and I know Hemant has written about him and his excellent book Losing My Religion.  As it turns out, the latest issue of The [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Her Catholic Boyfriend is Uncomfortable Discussing Her Atheism

Dear Richard, Okay, I had to take the bait when I read your blog post. I am an atheist, and my boyfriend (who I live with) is Catholic. Normally, it is not an issue. He is not a devout Catholic, he never wants to go to mass, he doesn’t pray, he even told me he’s [Read More...]

Norma McCorvey: From Pro-Choice to Pro-Life

***Update***: For some reason, comments were turned off on this posting earlier. They’re back on, now! Sorry for the confusion. … Norma McCorvey was once known as “Jane Roe” in the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion throughout the country. For years, she was proud to be pro-choice. Most of you may [Read More...]

Guess Who Said It?

I quote from her posting: Obama legally kills babies and now he can legally kill Grandmas! Hitler did this. He killed the weak, the sick, the old, and babies and races/religions he didn’t like. Hitler also controlled the media. (Where’s the public debate between scientists on “Climate Change/Global Warming?”) Hitler had the VW bug invented [Read More...]