Stand Up for God Bless America… Or Else

A while back a man sued the New York Yankees because they wouldn’t let him go to the bathroom during the singing of “God Bless America.” Now, three teenagers are suing another baseball team — the minor league Newark (N.J.) Bears — because they were forced to leave the ballpark after not standing during the [Read More...]

UNC-Chapel Hill Secular Student Alliance Kicks off the Year

I get all warm and fuzzy inside when I hear about brand new campus atheist groups forming. The University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Secular Student Alliance has its first official meeting this Thursday night (September 17th) at 7:00 p.m. If you’re interested in church/state separation, dispelling rumors about non-religious people, and providing a [Read More...]

The World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling, Part 4

I’ve been reading a book called Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling (Beacon Press, August, 2009) by Robert Kunzman. The book is a look at six Christian families and how they homeschool their children. Not every family fits the stereotype I know I have in my mind. Some [Read More...]

Why Don’t Churches Promote Other Churches?

The United Coalition of Reason is one of the groups responsible for putting up atheist billboards and bus ads across the country. It’s not really a group in and of itself. It’s main purpose is to promote local atheist groups in the area. They want atheists to know there are other like-minded people out there [Read More...]

Creation Movie Can’t Find Distributor

As you may have heard, the Creation movie about Charles Darwin’s life (starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly) is having trouble finding a distributor. However, US distributors have resolutely passed on a film which will prove hugely divisive in a country where, according to a Gallup poll conducted in February, only 39 per cent of [Read More...]