Anti-Gay Marriage Protester Fail

This may be the weirdest protest attempt I have seen in some time. Michael Leisner decided to burn a box of Honey Nut Cheerios in protest of General Mills’ pro-gay marriage stance. You should just watch the video (embedding disabled) to see how that worked out for him. One out of every eight boxes of cereal [Read More…]

Louisiana Wants to Give Taxpayer Money to Schools That Teach the Following ‘Facts’

We already know Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal‘s voucher program would give upwards of $11,000,000 to religious schools that teach complete nonsense. But what would those schools teach? Mother Jones‘ Deanna Pan has a list of “14 Wacky ‘Facts’ Kids Will Learn in Louisiana’s Voucher Schools.” It’s exactly as messed up as you would expect… and [Read More…]

Christian College Provided Emergency Contraception to Employees… But They Only Got Mad When Obama Mandated It

A lot of religious schools have been freaking out over Obamacare because they’re now required to provide emergency contraception to their employees… and they think that amounts to promoting abortion… because they don’t actually know how birth control works. For the most part, it’s been Catholic universities leading the charge. But evangelical Mecca Wheaton College [Read More…]

Remember the Vandalized Church in South Carolina? Here’s What Happened with the Money You All Raised in Response to That

Nearly a month ago, Shady Grove United Methodist Church in Irmo, South Carolina got vandalized with atheist-themed graffiti: I don’t know if atheists actually did that, but it definitely makes it harder for us to explain that we can be good without god when shit like that happens. You all raised money for a similar [Read More…]

Any Atheists K-12 Teachers Out There?

Craig and Aimee Howley at Ohio University are doing research on K-12 teachers/administrators who are also non-religious. A great deal of research in education focuses on the experiences of marginalized groups. The aim of this study is to investigate the experiences of one such group — teachers who describe themselves as atheists, agnostics, or freethinkers. [Read More…]


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