What Does 2012 Hold for Atheists in the Military?

Here’s a brief list of what to watch for regarding atheists and humanists in the military in the coming year: Godless Rallies — The Reason Rally will take place on March 24th in Washington, D.C. ¬†This will be the biggest nontheist event in history, with the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers (MAAF) as a [Read More…]

They’ll Do This on Election Night, Right?

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When a Catholic Woman Discovers That the ‘Brick Testament’ Isn’t Christian-Friendly, Hilarity Ensues…

You know the Brick Testament, Brendan Smith‘s wonderful and hilarious series of Bible stories told through carefully placed Lego pieces? The series that’s spawned several books? Well, Catholic Kathy Schiffer just made a remarkable discovery: The Brick Testament doesn’t make you want to become a Christian! Her article reads like someone who just found out [Read More…]

Accounting for Accumulation

This is a guest post by frequent commenter Claudia. … Yes, I know the prospect of yet another post on sexism within the atheist community, along with its accompanying civil and productive comments thread, fills you with joy and enthusiasm. So prepare to rejoice! In a previous post, Hemant mentioned women being frequently ‚Äúpropositioned for [Read More…]

New Hampshire Legislators Want to Challenge the Teaching of Evolution

Two new bills have been introduced and referred to the House Education Committee tackling the science curriculum currently taught in public schools in New Hampshire. Rep. Jerry Bergevin is serving his first (and hopefully last) term and introduced the first bill, which would require schools to teach evolution as a theory, and would include “the [Read More…]