Mother Complains After Boy Scouts Recruit During School Hours

When President Barack Obama wanted to speak to schoolchildren about the importance of staying in school, working hard, and washing your hands, the school sent out four separate notices to parents. When the Boy Scouts of America — with their history of discrimination against atheists and members of the GLBT community — want to use [Read More...]

A Response to the Creationist Version of On the Origin of Species

Remember the Kirk Cameron/Ray Comfort video promoting their new “revised” version of On the Origin of Species (with a 50-page introduction written by Comfort that he thinks “debunks” evolution)? Comfort and Cameron are planning to give away free copies of the book at colleges across the country on November 19th in an effort, I presume, [Read More...]

Christian Couple Faces Criminal Charges for Criticizing Islam

Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang run the Bounty House Hotel in Liverpool. They’re Christian. Back in late March, a Muslim woman was staying at their hotel. I’m not sure what prompted it, but a discussion about religion ensued between the guest and the owners. The conversation is said to have begun after the couple was challenged [Read More...]

The Holy Wars of Prayer

Too funny… how did I not see this earlier? It comes from comedy troupe POYKPAC: (Thanks to Jeff for the link!) [Read more...]

An Atheist Lawyer’s Alternative Oath

Jen just became a lawyer in Missouri, having passed the state’s Bar Exam. She attended her enrollment ceremony the other day but faced a dilemma. She was told that all the new lawyers would recite an oath at the end of the event. It sounded harmless at the time. Once she received a copy of [Read More...]