Is Congresswoman-elect Kyrsten Sinema an Evatheist?

Yesterday, Think Progress posted a graphic illustrating the diversity of the 113th Congress:

They list Kyrsten Sinema as the “first non-theist to openly acknowledge her belief prior to getting elected”… though we know her campaign is now doing everything in their power to erase that part of her history. [Read more…]

Illinois Family Institute: How Dare Outside Groups Other Than Us Influence District Policy?

Remember all that drama when the East Aurora School district in Illinois adopted, then rescinded, a policy that would benefit transgender students? [Read more…]

Sam Harris Elaborates on Near-Death Experiences

Remember that awful cover Newsweek from back in October?

At the time, Sam Harris (a neuroscientist himself) ripped apart Dr. Eben Alexander, who wrote that embarrassing cover story.

Now, Harris has finished reading Alexander’s actual book Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey into the Afterlife… and it turns out the whole premise still makes no sense: [Read more…]

UPS Joins Intel in Boycotting the Boy Scouts

Just days after Intel announced it would no longer be giving corporate donations to the Boy Scouts of America because of their discriminatory nature, UPS is saying no to them as well: [Read more…]

Mike Huckabee Defends Christian Campaign Ad on ‘The Daily Show’

Last night, Governor Mike Huckabee went on The Daily Show to discuss his forthcoming book.  Host Jon Stewart had a couple questions for him regarding a commercial he put out for the election, calling Christian voters to “vote the values” because their vote will be tested by fire. [Read more…]