Italian Public School Only Accepts Students After Parents Sign “Statement of Faith”

The Goito City Council in Mantua, Italy has approved a resolution that essentially says if parents want their child accepted into the local public school, they must first sign a statement of faith. The story’s in Italian but here’s a rough translation from one of the new law’s opponents: “We believe it is the first [Read More...]

The Teenager Was Right; the Teacher Was Wrong

In Maryland, a 13-year-old girl didn’t want to stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance and her teacher threw a hissy fit. “The teacher in that class began to yell at her, began to shout at her,” said Ajmel Quereshi, the ACLU attorney representing the girl. “Other students began to jump in and mock her [Read More...]

Jesus Needs To Stop Being Everywhere

It freaks people out: (Thanks to Jason for the link!) [Read more...]

Christian Group Gives Aid to Haitians, but Leader Wants Something in Return

One question that atheists often get asked is: Why don’t you support Christian missionaries who help so many people in poverty-stricken countries? It’s certainly wonderful that they have the ability and generosity to do the good work — I wish atheists had more of both — but there’s a reason we don’t like the way [Read More...]

Atheist (Sincerely) Thanks Ray Comfort

Ziztur claimed one of Ray Comfort‘s food gift certificates and has a sincere thank-you post about it. Ray and I completely disagree with each other theologically, and I am against a lot of the things he stands for. We’ve obviously come to completely different conclusions about the nature of morality and how the universe operates. [Read More...]


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