God Hates Graduating Fags, Says Westboro Baptist Church

Put yourself in the shoes of the children and administrators of Itawamba Agricultural High School for a moment. So far, administrators canceled prom so that lesbian student Constance McMillen couldn’t attend. Then, to make it worse, many of the adults and students were in on a prank against Constance in which they sent her to [Read More...]

The Bible Quiz Show

Which contestant wins in a Bible trivia game — with all yes-or-no questions — when both of them are correct…? My favorite bit begins at the 1:55 mark I like the 2:45 mark, too. And 5:27. Hell, it’s all pretty awesome. (via NonStampCollector — Thanks to Tamara for the link!) [Read more...]

Supreme Court Rules that a Cross is Not a Symbol of Christianity

Last October, oral arguments began in front of the Supreme Court in the case of Salazar v. Buono. Today, the decision was announced and it was a disappointing one. I wrote about this before, and I’ll paraphrase a part of what I wrote then. Then, we’ll get to what happened today. The background: In the [Read More...]

Jen McCreight to Speak in Chicago

The Women Thinking Free Foundation is a new non-profit based in Chicago: Our goal as an organization is to bring science, skepticism and critical thinking to the women of the Midwest. We’re planning some great events, campaigns and outreach programs to help provide women with the tools to fight pseudoscience. We’re taking the skeptical community [Read More...]

Guess Who Never Read My Book?

I got this email from commenter Ubi Dubium, who requested my book from her local Virginia library: … I put in a request that they add it to their collection, and in the meantime asked them to try to get it on inter-library loan. They got it in, and today I went to pick it [Read More...]