19-Year-Old Defends Marriage Equality in Iowa House

You might tear up when you watch Zach Wahls speak about how he’s doing pretty well, thank you very much, despite having two moms who are married: “If I was your son, Mr. Chairman, I believe I would make you very proud,” Wahls confidently testified. “I’m not really so different from any of your children. [Read More...]

Donations Against Damnations Recap

A couple weeks ago, I mentioned that the Agnostic and Atheist Student Group at Texas A&M was conducting a fundraiser called Donations Against Damnations. The goal was to raise money for the groups that notorious campus preachers like Brother Jed speak out against. (Jed’s the guy with the cane in the picture above.) Keri Bean [Read More...]

‘Smut for Smut’ Campaign is Back

It was less than a year ago when I lamented that the Smut for Smut campaign run by the Atheist Agenda group at the University of Texas at San Antonio was a bad idea: … I get the point. The Bible has smut and violence and that needs to be pointed out. It’s not all [Read More...]

Atheism Is Spreading to High Schools

I think this is the most telling part about the Secular Student Alliance’s recent press release to the media: The Secular Student Alliance, a national nonprofit devoted to supporting nonreligious students, announced early success in its expanded efforts to foster groups for secular high school students. In the past month alone, five new high school [Read More...]

Maybe You Shouldn’t Always Tell Your Kids the Truth

My favorite comedian Louis CK explains why you shouldn’t always tell the truth about science and the world to your seven-year-old daughter (NSFW language): She handled it pretty well, I think [Read more...]