Oklahoma State Senator Josh Brecheen Wants Public Schools to Teach Creationism

For Christmas, I give you another church/state battle: Oklahoma State Senator Josh Brecheen wants to introduce a bill next year that will hamper the teaching of evolution: Senator Brecheen says children should be given all the facts when it comes to evolution. … The senator says he supports having creationism — the belief that God [Read More...]

Another Song Ruined By Jesus…

Looks like there’s a Christian version of “Tik Tok” by Ke$ha: I’m talkin’ going to Mass on Sunday, Totally Catholic partay, it’s happenin’ in the liturgy. Drop down, I’m kneeling before the mighty King Telling Him He’s my everything. Listen up, Church, we’re gonna sing. … Our God really rocks, yeah, He ticks the devil [Read More...]

An Excerpt from Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars

Despite all the press we’ve seen in the past few years, the number of atheist books on the market is still pretty small. It’s even rarer to see a book about atheism from a female perspective. It’s even rarer still to see a book about atheism from a black female perspective. Ayaan Hirsi Ali is [Read More...]

To Santa or Not To Santa

Should you tell your kids about Santa? One character struggles with the notion: Click over to Penny Arcade for the atheist-friendly punchline (Thanks to everyone for the link!) [Read more...]

Jesus Ultrasound Billboard

A group called Cincinnati Right to Life is putting up five billboards with the following images: That’s Fetus Jesus with a Halo. (Which is also a great band name.) This leads to a number of questions: When the mother gives birth, will the halo produce complications? Christmas does start with Christ. Thank you, Captain Obvious. [Read More...]