Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Rejected in Indiana Town

There’s no good reason anti-discrimination laws should not be extended to people based on their sexuality and gender identity. But that doesn’t mean some religious people won’t try to justify their bigotry. The Goshen City Council in Indiana had a chance to offer protection to GLBT people. More than 500 people showed up to the [Read More...]

Interview with Michael Baigent, Author of Racing Toward Armageddon

Michael Baigent is the co-author of Holy Blood, Holy Grail, the book that provided the underlying idea behind The Da Vinci Code (that Jesus and Mary Magdalene had a child and the bloodline lives on). In fact, his last name is an anagram for a main character in Dan Brown‘s book. His work has been [Read More...]

A Young Atheist Running for State Office?

A senior at Winthrop University in South Carolina is making plans to run for the state’s House of Representatives in 2010. If he won, he’d be the youngest legislator in United States history. It’d be a historic win for another reason, too: D.C. Swinton is the president of the Winthrop Organization of Freethinkers (WOOF). In [Read More...]

Ray Comfort Hits the Bargain Basement

Even at a discount of over 80%, Ray Comfort‘s book is still not worth it. And with the additional magazines WorldNetDaily wants to throw in, it gets to the point where they would have to pay you to accept the package. I’ll wait till they make me an offer. (Thanks to Brett for the link!) [Read more...]

Have You Been Discriminated Against Because of Your Atheism?

The Secular Coalition for America is one of many groups fighting against things like Faith-Based Initiatives that allow religious groups to receive federal funding while at the same time letting them fire people who don’t adhere to their faith. It’s not right in so many ways. To fight this, it would be helpful to cite [Read More...]