Bible Distribution Allowed Inside Texas Public School District

The Frisco Independent School District in Texas allows Gideon volunteers to distribute Bibles to schoolchildren: The district permits free Bibles to be put out for students; but there’s a fine line between non-school literature that’s “put out” and “given out.” … Gideon volunteers have visited both her children’s campuses with Bibles in tow. It’s part [Read More...]

Atheist Will Pass Along Christians’ Messages When They Get “Raptured”… Is He Ethical?

I posted this on Reddit and it’s getting decent discussion there, so I’ll post it here as well. Joshua Witter is an atheist in Orlando who is offering to deliver messages for Christians who believe they will soon be Raptured. For about $5 a pop, Josh promises to pass along the Christians’ letters to relatives [Read More...]

Faith Healing Doesn’t Cure That

Faith healing doesn’t work on amputees. It doesn’t work on the paralyzed. And it doesn’t work on… well… those parts. (via Freethunk!) [Read more...]

Too Ethical to Pay

I’ll admit this comic from Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal made me laugh… But the secret panel just made it funnier: [Read more...]

What Charities Should Atheists Support?

I could use your help to answer this question: What charities/non-profits are worth sponsoring? A few caveats: I’m not interested in atheist groups. They’re wonderful, but I already know about many of them. I’m looking for something new. I would like the names of groups that don’t already have huge budgets — a place where [Read More...]