Southern Baptists: Let’s Reach out to Sikh Community… by Converting Them

The North American Mission Board — a Southern Baptist group hell-bent on converting everyone — says the best way to reach out to the Sikh community following Sunday’s temple shooting is by getting them to drop their faith and adopt Christianity: “We have an opportunity now to turn this very sad situation into a life-changing [Read More…]

How the Atheist Movement Failed Me – Part 1: Cost

When I finally realized that I was an atheist, after months and months of reading, listening to lectures and debates, and countless conversations, I had never felt more relieved or liberated. Arriving at atheism was the “rebirth” of my mind that Christianity had always failed to deliver; for the first time in my life, I [Read More…]

Godless Skeptics at GeekGirlCon This Weekend in Seattle

If you live in the Seattle area, check out the list of science/nerdy/geeky awesomeness at this weekend’s GeekGirlCon. Saturday & Sunday offer a long list of amazing panels including: How to Do Your Own Kickstarter Making Science Fun (with NASA)! Tug of War: The Story of Science and Engineering Finding a Happy Medium Sporty Geek: [Read More…]

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend Supports Marriage Equality

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, daughter of the late Robert Kennedy, niece of JFK, and former lieutenant governor of Maryland came out in support of gay marriage Tuesday at a Marylanders for Marriage event in Baltimore. Kennedy cited her Catholic roots as having an important role in making the decision to support marriage equality: “All people, gay [Read More…]

Romney Ad Accuses Obama of Declaring War on Religion

The Republican National Committee has just released a new commercial accusing President Obama of being a big meanie-pants to religious people: So after the regular rhetoric of “Obama doesn’t share your values” — Side note: Am I the only one frustrated with the Religious Right’s hijacking of the word “values”? It infuriates me — they go into this little [Read More…]