Does God Hate Women Drivers?

The short version of the story: A man drove over 100 mph and rammed into the back of a woman’s car because he thought God wanted him to “take the other car off the road.” Thankfully, both drivers are ok. There was another aspect to the story that really caught my attention, though. There are [Read More...]

Christian Right Opposes Pap Smears and Breast Exams

In a move that sounds much more controversial than it really is, Planned Parenthood of Indiana is selling gift certificates in $25 increments. Planned Parenthood of Illinois will be offering something similar beginning on Monday. They cover a wide spectrum of health problems: The gift certificates can be given to women and men to cover [Read More...]

Why Atheist Advertising is So Important

Last night, I received an email from a high school student named Cris. I think it perfectly illustrates why the atheist bus campaigns and the atheist billboards are so important: I’m a 16-year-old atheist who lives in the D.C. suburbs and goes to a Catholic school in D.C. Because you’ve been posting about the D.C. [Read More...]

Atheist Ireland Set to Launch

Atheist Ireland, an advocacy group for, um, atheists in Ireland is set to launch in the next few weeks under the chairmanship of Michael Nugent, a writer from Dublin. Our mission to provide a platform for people who wish to work together to build a rational, ethical and secular society free from superstition and supernaturalism. [Read More...]

How Do Jesus Crackers Get Made?

There’s something about this article on the process of making communion wafers that makes me take Catholic doctrine even less seriously than before: The [Cavanagh Altar Bread] company sells its wafers to religious supply retail stores and convents, which are ramping up Christmas orders. Sister Mary Michael of the Corpus Christi Monastery in the Bronx, [Read More...]