Family Research Council Guard Shot in Washington, D.C.

At the headquarters of the anti-gay Family Research Council in Washington, D.C., a security guard was shot in the arm Wednesday morning by a man posing as an intern. According to media reports of the incident, the shooter walked into the lobby of the building and was confronted by the guard. He opened fire on the [Read More…]

Just Released: Atheist Voices of Minnesota

The atheists in Minnesota are vocal and proud and a bunch of them just released a collection of their thoughts called Atheist Voices of Minnesota: An Anthology of Personal Stories: Greta Christina wrote the foreword, which you can read in full here: What’s more, coming out has a snowball effect. When we come out as [Read More…]

Beware of Dogma

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FFRF Loses Challenge to Stop Arizona Day of Prayer

Back in January, FFRF sued Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to stop her from holding another Day of Prayer (PDF). The problem with suing on principle — “It’s unconstitutional” — is that courts don’t always care. They want to know if you’ve been injured in some way. That’s why it’s so hard to get “Under God” removed [Read More…]

Fundamentalist Christian Parents Are Now Torturing Their Kids By Not Taking Them Off Life Support

We’ve seen plenty of examples in America of faith-healing parents who refuse to take their children to the hospital because they think their prayers will fix the problems instead. It’s awful, it’s unthinkable that these parents don’t trust science in this day and age, but it still happens. Somehow, doctors in the UK just found [Read More…]