Indian James Randi Gets Great Press

There’s a lot of religious nonsense that takes place in India. A lot of times, it’s just a petty scam and people lose only money as a result. Sometimes, it’s much more tragic and lives are lost. Last week, it was reported that an Indian couple couldn’t conceive a child, so they went to a [Read More...]

Fundamentalist Mormon Sentenced to 75 Years in Prison

Merril Leroy Jessop, a member of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, got what he deserved. Jessop was convicted Wednesday on allegations that he illegally married and fathered a child with a 15-year-old girl while living at the Yearning for Zion Ranch in Schleicher County in 2006. He was sentenced to [Read More...]

Great Article About Atheist Benefactor

It made the rounds quite a bit yesterday, but in case you missed it, the Raleigh News & Observer ran a fantastic article about atheist benefactor Todd Stiefel. Todd has given organization-changing gifts to the Secular Student Alliance, Secular Coalition for America, and American Atheists in the past year. That’s not all: Last week, he [Read More...]

Another Young Hero Fights Against High School Prayers

Alexandria High School in Alabama is a public school where the administrators are uneducated about the law. They thought it was okay for students to recite Christian prayers over the public address system. It took a young man (who wishes to remain anonymous) to challenge the practice: “Every day in the morning we would have [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Young Atheist Considers Leaving Church and Coming Out

Dear Richard, I’m a high school student, and while my parents know this, my Christian mother insists on sending me to church Youth Group every Friday. It doesn’t really bother me, but submitting to church feels as though I’m submitting to my mother. She believes that this is a “phase” and that it will “disappear” [Read More...]