FFRF Creates a New Scholarship for Brave Atheists

The Freedom From Religion Foundation just announced the creation of the “Atheists in Foxholes Support Fund.” The fund will offer scholarships and help to “persons who exhibit bravery in furthering the cause and experience hardship because of that stand.” Take a wild guess at the first (and very deserving) recipient: The Foundation announced today its [Read More…]

The Christian Indoctrination Will Continue Forever

This is a poster going around promoting Pastor Mark Driscoll‘s awful new book Real Marriage: Yeah… because that’s exactly how it works. Vorjack at Unreasonable Faith puts it well: Um … about that last one. My grandfather was raised Southern Baptist. My father was raised Southern Baptist. … Hi. I know Christians love to deny [Read More…]

Mount Pleasant, TN City Manager: All Work and No Pray

In Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, new city manager Michelle Williams has pissed off a lot of people with a new policy she’s instituted: She said it recently came to her attention that the city chaplain was holding a group prayer service several times a week inside city hall. … She said the prayer sessions at city [Read More…]

If the Cranston Florists Changed Their Minds…

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The Bible Belt Doesn’t Look So Bad…

Scary news coming out of Indonesia: An Indonesian man who said that God did not exist in a posting on a Facebook page for atheists could face jail. Civil servant Alexander Aan, 31, is now in protective police custody after he was attacked by an angry mob earlier this week. He may also lose his [Read More…]