Kansas Could Become the First State Without an Abortion Clinic

When a state government is run mostly by theists who know how to set aside their silly religious beliefs for the good of society, you get progress… as we saw in New York last night. When a state government is run by theists who are guided by nothing but their religious beliefs… well, you’re now [Read More...]


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The Religious Exemption to the New York Same-Sex Marriage Bill

As I write this, the New York state Senate is about to vote just voted to make same-sex marriage legal 33-29. (Hallelujah!) To ensure the passage of the bill, though, a “religious exemption” amendment had to be passed first. I’ve boldfaced what I consider to be the important parts: Religious Exception. 1. Notwithstanding any state, [Read More...]


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Grief Beyond Belief

For atheists who need some support after experienced the death of a loved one, there’s a new Facebook group that could offer some help: Grief Beyond Belief. Grief Beyond Belief provides a safe space for atheists and other non-religious people to share and process the death of a loved one. Because bereavement is sometimes the [Read More...]


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‘Faith-Healing’ Parents of Alayna May Wyland Sentenced to Prison

The parents of Alayna May Wyland had a sentencing hearing this morning in Oregon City. In case you don’t remember, Rebecca and Timothy Wyland are the people who, when their daughter had an “abnormal growth of blood vessels that covered her left eye,” decided to pray for her instead of taking her to the nearest [Read More...]


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16% of White Evangelical Christians Oppose Interracial Marriage

44 years after Loving v. Virginia ended interracial marriages bans across the country, there are still people who think marrying someone of a different race is a bad idea. And you’ll *never* guess which group is most against it: Christianity Today remarks on a Pew poll from February that shows White Evangelical Christians are the [Read More...]


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