Do Bishops Speak For All Catholics?

On Sunday, Syracuse.com published this letter-to-the-editor from Anita Ciannilli: To the Editor: I am a Catholic, and I support insurance coverage of contraception. I believe that I should be free to follow my faith and my conscience, and make the health care decisions that are best for me. Some people are saying that it’s an [Read More…]

“Dear Atheists, We Ex-Muslims Are Waiting For You”

Reddit user zulaikha_idris makes a good point: Dear Atheists, we ex-muslims are waiting for you guys to get over Christianity and start waging war against Islam for a change. Yeah, sure it’s really fun and all bashing the Bible, fundies, priests, young earthers, the pope, etc, but really don’t you guys think that it’s time [Read More…]

Give Gay People a Break

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Dave Silverman Goes on FOX News to Discuss Obama’s ‘Attack’ on Christianity

Earlier tonight, American Atheists’ Dave Silverman appeared on The O’Reilly Factor (with guest host Laura Ingraham) to discuss how religion has influenced Obama’s policies as well as the latest Gallup poll showing how only about half of Americans would vote for a qualified atheist for President. Mediaite has the clip: Silverman called the trend “a [Read More…]

Pushing Religious Indoctrination Into Public Schools

Katherine Stewart, author of the frightening and important book The Good News Club, recently did a couple of interviews with folks from the Richard Dawkins Foundation. The first, with Elisabeth Cornwell, talks about what Stewart discovered about the group’s parent organization, the Child Evangelism Fellowship: The second, a shorter video with Sean Faircloth, explores more [Read More…]