Study Concludes Intercessory Prayer Doesn’t Work; Christians Twist the Results

I was reading an article in Christianity Today and one of the paragraphs made me do a double-take. I couldn’t believe anyone was actually writing it… it was incredible how much fact-twisting was going on. First, a bit of background. It’s no surprise that prayer can have a positive effect on those who believe in [Read More...]

Last Chance to Sign Up for Skeptical Summer Camps

It’s not too late to sign your child up for a summer camp! Both Camp Quest (six locations in the US) and Camp Inquiry (Holland, NY) offer fantastic experiences for the children of atheist parents. If you get a chance to send your child to either, you’ll be doing them a favor. To quote David [Read More...]

Secular Student Alliance Conference Registration Now Open!

The Secular Student Alliance is hosting our annual conference on August 7th — 9th (Friday to Sunday) in Columbus, Ohio. Registration is finally open to the public! Why should you come to this conference? It’s one of the largest gatherings of atheist students in the country all year Keynote speaker = PZ Myers If you’re [Read More...]

Illinois Legislators Need to Hear From You

I mentioned the other day that HB2234 — the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act — was delayed once again. It doesn’t look like it has the votes for passage, which is unfortunate. Our GLBT friends need our help. I wrote to my representative urging her to vote in favor of this bill [Read More...]

Neither Moral nor Majority

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the American Humanist Association … James Dobson is throwing in the towel.  He announced on his radio program: I want to tell you up front that we’re not going to ask you to do anything, to make a phone call or to write a letter or [Read More...]