Updates on the ACLU’s Rejection of an Atheist’s Money

If you haven’t seen it, the ACLU of Mississippi has apologized to the American Humanist Association for not accepting donor Todd Stiefel‘s donation. There are quotations and links to the aftermath on the original posting. Lots of good stuff, including soundbytes from the people involved in the story, ACLU national, and Stiefel himself. [Read more...]

Lebanese Man to be Beheaded for Practicing “Sorcery”

***Update***: The execution is now on hold. … Ali Hussain Sibat was the host of a popular show in Lebanon in which he “would predict the future on his show and give out advice to his audience.” In other words, he was a Middle Eastern Miss Cleo. Two years ago, he went to Saudi Arabia [Read More...]

What Do Pastors Do That You Dislike?

Christian author Don Miller has written a couple bestselling books (I read one of them and enjoyed it). He also gives really fantastic talks (I saw one of them and loved it — to watch, click here and find his name). But he wrote something today I had a problem with. He had on his [Read More...]

ACLU Rejects Atheist’s Money

***Update***: The ACLU of Mississippi has apologized to the American Humanist Association. ***Update 2***: There are some choice quotations from this whole debacle: From the ACLU: A staff person at the ACLU of Mississippi made an error in judgment in sending an e-mail to the American Humanist Association expressing concerns about accepting its donation and [Read More...]

Off to Syracuse

Day 2 of the week long tour rolls on. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY was awesome — big crowd, fun questions. I even met frequent commenter Mike the Infidel! Today, I’m in Syracuse. And you should be, too! I promise not to mention the NCAA tournament… [Read more...]