Memo to Mississippi: You Can’t Have School-Sponsored Prayers at Football Games

For many Christians, it’s not enough that they can pray silently to themselves before a big game. It’s not even enough that they can pray out loud while they’re sitting in the bleachers. They won’t rest until their Christian prayers are recited over the intercom system so the whole stadium can hear them. And that’s [Read More…]

Pat Robertson Wouldn’t Adopt Foreign Children Because They Might Turn Out ‘Weird’

This man makes my head explode. Why does anyone still listen to Pat Robertson? He pretends to be a moral leader and a good Christian. But doesn’t that mean taking care of those in need, especially when they’re children?! When asked by a viewer why she was having trouble finding a man willing to date [Read More…]

Pseudo-historian David Barton Will Re-release His Factually Inaccurate Book Through Glenn Beck’s Publishing Company

Christian pseudo-historian David Barton, whose book about Thomas Jefferson was pulled from the shelves by his Christian publishers for all the lies it contained, has announced Plan B: [Barton] is in negotiations to publish a new edition of the book with Mercury Ink, Glenn Beck’s publishing arm… … Barton said the new edition “will not [Read More…]

An Apology and a Pledge: An Open Letter to Alexander Aan

This letter will be sent to Alexander Aan via the Atheist Alliance International. Dear Alexander, Since we know you’re at least somewhat aware of some of the efforts being made on your behalf around the world by folks in the secular movement, I think I can safely assume you’ve been informed of the petition my [Read More…]

What’s an Atheist Film Festival Like?

Kimberly Winston attended the Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco last weekend and writes about how this isn’t just some fringe event: While the San Francisco festival is the only explicitly atheist festival in the U.S., it is part of a larger trend. Portland, Ore., hosts a Humanist Film Festival; Tampa, Fla., has an International [Read More…]