Abstinence-Only Group Tells Students To Sign Pledge That Expires on Wedding Day

Over the weekend, reader Larry Mathys‘s brother and sister-in-law found something disturbing in their son’s bed: That’s a card their son signed when a group called The Real Deal of Saline County visited his public school back in February. Larry points to the logo — which not-so-subtlely resembles a cross. Notice the expiration date on [Read More…]

The Virgin Mary Will Be Played By… Wait, What?!

Catholic media are not giving a “Hail Mary” to Pamela Anderson‘s casting as the Virgin Mary in the upcoming “A Russell Peters Christmas Special” featuring the Canadian comedian. Anderson will play Mary in a sketch during the special, holding baby Jesus in her arms with Peters as Joseph at her side. Maybe I’m being presumptuous, [Read More…]

Federal Judge Issues Injunction to Stop North Carolina From Using ‘Pro-Life’ License Plates

North Carolina has decided to compete with Georgia in the license plate arena. The North Carolina legislature approved a license plate which would read “Choose Life.”* Yesterday, a federal judge put a stop to this nonsense with a preliminary injunction. Katherine Lewis Parker, Legal Director of the ACLU North Carolina Legal Foundation (which argued against [Read More…]

Ohio License Plates May Include God in the Background

Remember when the Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted held an online poll to decide which “I voted” sticker would be given out to voters this November? Two of the stickers mentioned God, but your votes helped another sticker rise to the top! Now, Governor John Kasich is using an online poll to help decide [Read More…]

An Atheist’s Generosity Comes Through Thanks to Reddit

Back in July, I promoted a contest at GiveBack.org that promised $50,000 to the person who received the most votes. An atheist named Chris McCoy asked other users on Reddit to vote for him and he quickly took over the top spot, eventually winning the money: I was partly excited because it showed how powerful [Read More…]


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