Gay Marriage Legal in Iowa!

I don’t have time to write much right now, but how wonderful it is to hear that Iowa (Iowa!?) is going to make same-sex marriage legal — starting in three weeks. In a unanimous opinion, no less. I live next door in Illinois. My neighbors are so damn awesome. (Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more...]

Advice for Atheists Raising Babies

It comes from a non-mother, but Laci‘s advice for atheist parents is still worth hearing: Her advice in a nutshell: 1. Raise children with a cultured understanding of world religions 2. Explain your own viewpoint and WHY (danger of religion) 3. Make sure an array of resources/information are available. Encourage education! 4. Try to take [Read More...]

JREF is Back on YouTube

That is all. I’m not sure why it was taken down, but hopefully we’ll find out the reason soon enough. [Read more...]

Update: Obama Prayer Poll

***Update***: Victory. … You all make me so proud sometimes… Victory is ours. All the problems in the world are solved. Don’t you feel great?! [Read more...]

Tony Dungy Joins Obama’s Faith Council

Tony Dungy used to be the coach of the Indianapolis Colts (and, therefore, Peyton Manning). Now, he’s been tapped to join President Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. The downside: He supported a gay marriage ban in Indiana in 2007. “We’re not trying to downgrade anyone else,” Dungy added. “But we’re trying to [Read More...]