Where’s the Support For Ostracized Teens?

From a reader: Reading about Damon Fowler reminded me of an issue I’ve been thinking about a lot over the years. Damon is lucky to have his brother to take him in and defend him, but many teenagers coming out as an atheist or LGBT don’t have a safe place to get away from abusive [Read More...]

Speaking in Grand Rapids, MI

I’ll be giving a talk in Grand Rapids soon and you’re all invited! Where: Women’s City Club, 254 E. Fulton Street, Grand Rapids, MI When: Wednesday, June 8th, at 7:00p. Cost: $6.00 for general admission and free for Friends of the Center. More information can be found here. If you don’t attend, I’ll spend the [Read More...]

There Are No Christians in Foxholes

This must be why the U.S. military is so slow to accept any Humanist chaplains…: Of course, like all good chaplains, the atheist ones would be able to “minister” to anybody. The only reason we’re not included in the ranks is because of the bigotry of the military brass. The way we can hasten the [Read More...]

Louisiana Lawmakers Poised to Approve Ten Commandments Monument on Capitol Grounds

We already know Louisiana legislators want to substitute Christianity in place of science education, but that’s not the only way they’re making it abundantly clear that non-Christians should just pack their bags and get out of there. Now, a Ten Commandments monument is set to go up on Capitol grounds: Senate Concurrent Resolution 16 by [Read More...]

Pastor Wins Right to Say Jesus at Memorial Day Invocation

Pastor Scott Rainey was invited to deliver a Memorial Day invocation at Houston National Cemetery. Cemetery director Arleen Ocasio told him: The tone of all messages must be inclusive of all beliefs, need to be general and its fundamental purpose should be specific to those we are honoring, and non-denominational in nature.” Sounds like the [Read More...]