Worship Huts

Yet another interesting take on the (close to) Ground Zero Mosque, this one courtesy of Overcompensating: That’s only the first panel; the rest are here. And don’t forget to read the fine print amendment (Thanks to Emily for the link!) [Read more...]

From Blasphemy to Blasphemy Rights

Last year, the Center for Inquiry celebrated “International Blasphemy Day” on September 30th. At the time, it was the fourth anniversary of when the Muhammad cartoons were published in a Danish newspaper. What was supposed to be a day celebrating the right to free speech — including criticism of religion — became a free-for-all for [Read More...]

Rob Sherman Tries to Put a Stop to Local Ten Commandments Monument

Give credit to Rob Sherman, the atheist activist from Illinois, when he thinks there’s been a church/state separation violation, he does everything he can to put it to a stop. He just filed a lawsuit last week over the Bald Knob Cross. The reason for the lawsuit is… … to force Friends of the Cross [Read More...]

The “Don’t Be a Dick” Speech

At The Amazing Meeting 8 last month, the most controversial talk turned out to be Phil Plait‘s “Don’t Be a Dick” speech. (Check that link for more background info.) Video of his talk has now been made available by JREF, so watch it unfiltered: Has your mind about the talk changed from before now that [Read More...]

Catholic Group Rewrites Internet Poll After Results Are In

The American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (a.k.a. anti-gay-marriage-people) had a poll up on their website asking “What do you think about Judge Walker’s decision to overturn Prop. 8 banning same-sex ‘marriage’ in California?” At one point, it was hit hard by the people from Daily Kos and these were the [Read More...]