Kentucky’s Governor Announces Expansion of Creation Museum

I don’t like that the Creation Museum in Kentucky is expanding, but it’s their money and they can do what they want with it. I do have a problem, however, with the official announcement being made alongside Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear’s participation in the announcement suggests state incentives for the project may be included. He [Read More...]

Catholic League Puts Up Billboard to Counter Atheists

American Atheists recently put up this billboard on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel: Now, Bill Donohue and the Catholic League have responded with this billboard on the New York City side of the Lincoln Tunnel: We decided to counterpunch after a donor came forward seeking to challenge the anti-Christmas statement by American [Read More...]

Civil Unions Bill Passes in the Illinois House

It’s about damn time. SB 1716, a bill allowing civil unions in Illinois, was passed by the House in a 61-52 vote. The State Senate is expected to pass it and Governor Pat Quinn has said he will sign it into law. Making this victory even sweeter was coming home to an “Urgent” Prayer Request [Read More...]

A Song ‘Defending’ Scientology

The comedy show Political Subversities recently featured actor Todd Briscoe “defending” Scientology. (The language is probably NSFW.) I enjoyed the last line in particular [Read more...]

Talking to a Leader of Westboro Baptist Church

Is it useful to dialogue with Christians who strongly disagree with you and will probably never change their minds? It’s debatable, but I generally think it’s a good thing. This video takes that to the extreme, though. Atheist vloggers MannixThePirate & xCrowMagnuSx sat down with Shirley Phelps-Roper (daughter of Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps) [Read More...]