Morgan Freeman Tells CNN Anchor He is Not a “Man of God”

Actor Morgan Freeman had an interesting interview on CNN this morning, as he was talking about his new show “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman.” He correct the anchor who refers to him as a “man of god” and tells her he’s a “man of faith” — faith in science (the segment begins at the [Read More...]

Baptist Church Told Girl to Apologize for Being Raped

This is about as disgusting a church as you’ll find. Trinity Baptist Church in Concord, New Hampshire tried to cover up their shady past. But that’s only the beginning. In 1997, Ernest Willis, a man in his late thirties, raped and impregnated 15-year-old Tina Anderson. Both belonged to the same church and pastor Chuck Phelps [Read More...]

Leonard Pitts Responds to His “No Atheists in Foxholes” Comment

Miami Herald syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts recently wrote the following passage: As there are no atheists in foxholes, it turns out there are no small-government disciples in massive oil spills. No, with BP oil soaking the sands of his coastline, Jindal turned righteously to that big, sometimes bloated, often intrusive federal government, and asked for [Read More...]

CFI Budget Cuts Lead to a Number of Firings

***Update***: Here’s a fact sheet released by CFI (PDF) regarding their financial situation and the lapsed donor in question. ***Update2***: You can read a response from one person with more knowledge of what happened here. … There’s been a lot of bitter back and forth between the Center for Inquiry and founder Paul Kurtz (who [Read More...]

Brave Student Objects to Public School’s Religious Graduation Ceremony

***Update***: The school issued a response regarding the religious ceremony: 1. The baccalaureate ceremony is a privately sponsored religious event. The Tamaqua Area School District is not and will not be involved in or associated with the baccalaureate ceremony and does not or will not endorse the ceremony in any way. 2. As a public [Read More...]