Why Is This Christian Club Not Allowed to Form?

This comes via the Alliance Defense Fund, so I’d take it with a grain of salt. For now, I can’t find any other information about this case. Here’s what it boils down to: A Christian mother wants to form a Christian club for her Christian child at his middle school in Atlanta, Georgia. The school [Read More...]

Crash the Poll: Do You Support Obama’s Opening Prayers?

U.S. News & World Report is running this poll on their site (in the sidebar): President Obama is opening many of his public events with prayers from local community leaders. Do you support this new White House tradition? So far, the results don’t look right…: Can we fix this? [Read more...]

Another Way To Stage a Counter-Protest Against Westboro Baptist Church

When Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church come to your town to protest outside a funeral or near some site of tragedy, there are many ways to counter-protest. At the University of Chicago last month, some students had clever signs: They also staged a fundraiser while they were at it. But I’m thinking this [Read More...]

Don’t Be That Open-Minded

To paraphrase the old saying: It’s good to be open-minded, but don’t be so open-minded that your brain falls out. QualiaSoup explains this well: (via Atheist Media Blog) [Read more...]

Are You Qualified to Teach Abstinence-Only Sex-Education?

This is troubling. On a couple levels. Stacie Murphy, a policy associate at Population Connection, decided to take an online test to become a “Certified Abstinence Educator.” I have no medical background, no public health training and no teaching certification, but according to the Abstinence Clearinghouse I am now qualified to go into schools across [Read More...]