Sam Harris Responds to Critics of His ‘Muslim Profiling’ Piece

Sam Harris has responded to some of the criticisms directed his way for his piece on profiling Muslims in the airport: 1. When I speak of profiling “Muslims, or anyone who looks like he or she could conceivably be Muslim,” I am not narrowly focused on people with dark skin. In fact, I included myself [Read More…]

Advertising Agency Rules That ‘Jesus Heals Cancer’ Billboard is False Advertising

Remember how the Equippers church in New Zealand put up a billboard saying “Jesus Heals Cancer”? The billboard included tally marks indicating how many people had been “cured” by Jesus… After complaints, they replaced it with a sign reading, “Jesus heals every sickness and every disease — Matthew 4:23” — which was another lie… Now, [Read More…]

Rep. Pete Stark Recognizes National Day of Reason on House Floor

Thanks, Rep. Pete Stark, for supporting the National Day of Reason in the House of Representatives! Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Thursday, May 3, 2012 as the 2012 National Day of Reason. The National Day of Reason celebrates the application of reason and the positive impact it has had on humanity. It is [Read More…]

Watch Three Preachers-Who-Became-Atheists Tell Their Stories

Brother Richard (Atheist Nexus), Jerry Dewitt (Recovering from Religion), and Ernest Perce V (American Atheists) all have backgrounds in the pulpit. In the video below, they tell their stories: As always, if you hear anything that needs to be spread, please leave the timestamp and summary in the comments! [Read more…]

Media Shines Spotlight on Pastors-Who-Become-Atheists

The Clergy Project is getting some well-deserved attention in the press. Barbara Bradley Hagerty tells the story of project director Teresa MacBain: Her secret is taking a toll, eating at her conscience as she goes about her pastoral duties week after week — two sermons every Sunday, singing hymns, praying for the sick when she [Read More…]