Parents Who Committed Faith-Based Crime Given Only Light Prison Sentence

We now know how much time you have to spend in jail if you kill your own child: Six months. Last time we heard of the saga of Madeline Kara Neumann — the 11-year-old who died from untreated diabetes, after slipping into a coma, because her parents prayed instead of calling a doctor — both [Read More...]

Salazar v. Buono Oral Arguments

Yesterday, the oral arguments in Salazar v. Buono took place in the Supreme Court. Some background to the case: In the 1930s, the Veterans of Foreign Wars put up a cross in the Mojave National Preserve in California as a war memorial. No other religious group is allowed to put up symbols in the area. [Read More...]

Doomsday Cults That Still Exist

There are several cults in existence which still prophesize the end of the world — in the relatively near future. Maybe others would take them more seriously if they just pushed back their end date a little bit… We’re all going to die in a few billion years, anyway (Thanks to Sami for the link!) [Read more...]

The Shroud of Turin is a Fake. But You Already Knew That

I’ll admit, when I heard about this story, I was just surprised to learn that anyone actually takes the Shroud of Turin seriously. Are some Christians really that gullible? What’s that? Ken Ham, you say? *sigh* Never mind. [Read more...]

OKCupid: Astrology is Useless and It Pays to Not Take Religious Beliefs Seriously

The last time dating website OKCupid released data about its users, we discovered that saying you’re an atheist can help you get a date! Recently, they released a few more charts that are revealing both for what they tell us and don’t tell us. For example, a lot of people put their astrological sign on [Read More...]