Judge Rules Against Christian Group in Santa Monica; They Cannot Put Up a Nativity Scene on Public Property
Earlier today, I mentioned that a Christian group in Santa Monica, California wanted a judge to give them special treatment so they could put up a Nativity Scene in a public park. The lawsuit was filed after atheists decided they wanted (and received) equal access to the park to put up their own signs.
A few of my former students are on the University of Illinois Speech Team and they pay their own way to travel to tournaments.
Well, as it turns out, Zipcar is having a contest where they can win $5,500 in car credit — and it would help them out tremendously. (Plus, they’re up against engineers at UC Berkeley and we all know they’re just made of cash so they must be destroyed.) [Read more…]
Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard – I’m an atheist in my late 20’s who grew up in a nondenominational, but spiritual family. No mention of Jesus – or even God, necessarily – but a lot of emphasis was put on leading a thoughtful, serene, aware life. Those meaningful [Read More…]