Knox County Commission Plans to Say Yes to Pre-Meeting Prayers

With all the legal problems city councils are having over their invocation prayers, the Knox County Commission in Tennessee is taking a step today… in the wrong direction: They’re putting their invocation policy in writing so that it’ll be officially approved. Knox County Commission Chairman Mike Hammond said now is a good time to “reaffirm [Read More…]

A Little Piece of My Neighborhood

So there are two things right in front of my apartment building in Chicago that make me sigh/chuckle. The most prominent of the two is this sign: It is literally directly across from my bedroom window. (Do you think they know that my boyfriend and I are living there together in sin?!) Yes, it’s kind of [Read More…]

After a Tragedy, Every Christian/Atheist Conversation Sounds Something Like This…

(Click image to enlarge) In my head, the pig sounds like Brian from Family Guy. (via The Atheist Pig) [Read more…]

Are All the Victims in the Aurora Tragedy Christian?

Because that seems to be the assumption Greg Zanis was making when he put 12 crosses up on behalf of the victims of the shooting in Colorado: “These crosses are [for] them,” Zanis said of the families. “We love them. We are not going to pretend we know what you are going through, but we [Read More…]

How do the Fundies Reconcile This…?

Reader Alan can’t figure out why anyone would use Leviticus 20:13 (below) to condemn homosexuality: If a man lies with a male as he lies with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination. They shall surely be put to death. Their blood shall be upon them. This is his argument (which may have [Read More…]