University of Tennessee Responds to FFRF: We’re Gonna Keep Praying Before Football Games

There’s been a lot of talk about whether the University of Tennessee (in Knoxville) would be forced to end their pre-game prayers as a result of a letter sent (PDF) to the school by the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Yesterday, the school’s Chancellor, Jimmy Cheek, responded to the FFRF with a letter of his own [Read More…]

Church Responds to Atheist Billboard in Kentucky

A few days ago, the Bluegrass Coalition of Reason in Kentucky put up their first billboard: And, just like that, the Lafayette Church of the Nazarene has put up a weak message of their own in response: We believe in God. Join the right club! What?! A church that believes in God?! I’m shocked, I [Read More…]

In Cranston, People Are Complaining About the ‘Banning’ of a Father-Daughter Dance

There’s controversy brewing in the Cranston Public Schools in Rhode Island. (And Jessica Ahlquist has nothing to do with it.) Back in May, the ACLU sent a letter (PDF) to the district informing them that a father-daughter dance sponsored by Stadium Partners in Education (a parent-teacher organization) could pose a problem. Federal law against gender [Read More…]

Who Deserves the Blame…?

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America Is Not a Christian Nation

Seth Andrews, The Thinking Atheist, tackles the right-wing talking point that America is a “Christian nation”… whatever that means: The most important rebuttals begin at the 1:35 mark. [Read more…]


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