Peaceful High School Protest Against Westboro Baptist Church

Fred Phelps‘ Westboro Baptist Church was set to descend upon Dutchtown High School in Louisiana Thursday night because they were staging a production of “The Laramie Project.” Instead, 500 counter-protesters made a stand and Westboro was nowhere to be found My friend Doug Stewart was there and took some great pics (click to expand). He [Read More...]

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...]