Indonesian Leader: Atheists Have Freedom in Our Country… Except That One Guy We Put in Jail

It’s unbelievable how out of touch with reality some people are. German Chancellor Angela Merkel recently asked the chief of the Indonesian Supreme Court about the freedom of religion in his country: “Since its inception, the Supreme Court has guaranteed the freedom of atheists and communists in this country, as long as they do not [Read More…]

Kirk Cameron: Gay Marriages Cannot Provide Health or Happiness

Kirk Cameron wants you to know he still doesn’t want gay people to have equal rights: It’s amazing how he gets though that whole video without once saying the word “gay.” He just uses the not-so-secret Christian code words of “family” and “faith”… positive language to cover up the fact that he doesn’t see any [Read More…]

After Complaints, Henrico County Drops Invocation Prayer from Meetings

After 25 years of opening their Board of Supervisors’ meetings with a prayer — often a not-so-subtle Christian one — Henrico County (Virginia) officials have decided to stop promoting religion at their meetings before they get sued: The decision was reached Tuesday evening following a closed session to address a complaint the county received June [Read More…]

Washington, D.C. Will Be Home to ‘Bible Museum’

I know what you’re thinking: There’s just not enough to do in Washington, D.C. Yes, the Smithsonian. Yes, the White House. Yes, the Supreme Court. But what has D.C. done for me lately?! That’s why you’ll be happy to know a yet-to-be-named Bible museum will open its doors in four years: A sampling of the [Read More…]

We Need Atheists To Oppose This City Council’s ‘Holiday Display Lottery’ Plan

Ellwood City (in Pennsylvania) thinks it has a perfect plan for how to handle holiday displays this year. They want to find a legal way to put a Nativity Scene in City Hall, so they’re proposing a “lottery” system. Local residents can apply — I’m sure they assume Christians will flood the system with applications [Read More…]