Creation Museum: Attendance is Dropping and They Can’t Raise Enough Funding for Ark Park

The Creation Museum had big plans to build Ark Encounter, a theme park for Creationists… … but it looks like they’ve hit a snag with funding. That’s not the only bad news for them, either: The group initially announced that it expected to break ground on the park in 2011, before eventually pushing that date [Read More…]

Louisiana Republican: When I Voted for State Funds to go to Religious Schools, I Didn’t Mean Muslim Ones

In Louisiana, Republican Governor Bobby Jindal pushed for a voucher program that would allow state funds to be used to pay for religious schools. It’s unconstitutional, it’s a way to use taxpayer money to fund someone’s faith, and it was a bad idea to begin with. But it passed. Now, one of the state legislators, [Read More…]

Atheist Billboard Quoting John F. Kennedy Goes Up in Lubbock, Texas

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just put up this billboard in Lubbock, Texas: That billboard will be up for six months and the story behind why it’s up there is great: The billboard reads: “I believe in an America where the separation of church and state is absolute — John F. Kennedy.” The billboard quotes [Read More…]

Ohio Supreme Court Will Hear Case from Creationist Teacher Wanting ‘Academic Freedom’ in Science Class

I thought we heard the last of John Freshwater, the Creationist middle school teacher who branded his students with a cross, after he got fired and his appeal was rejected last November. But his lawyers filed another appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court has elected to hear it. Freshwater openly admitted to teaching Creationism in [Read More…]

New Billboard: Atheists Invade Denver (and They’re Bringing Their Children)

The Atheist Alliance of America is holding its annual conference on Labor Day Weekend (Aug. 31st – Sep. 3rd) in Denver and they just put up this nifty-looking billboard to promote it: I love that it’s promoting the family-friendly aspect of the conference (with free child care for kids 5 and under and Camp Quest [Read More…]