Death Row Inmate Argues That Prosecution Favored Mormon Jurors, ‘Blood Atonement’

A Utah man convicted of two counts of murder and sentenced to death has appealed his conviction, arguing in part that potential jurors were discriminated against on the basis of their religion.   After Von Lester Taylor pled guilty to murdering a mother and her daughter, a jury sentenced him to death.  Taylor now claims [Read More…]

More Trouble in Morinville Schools

Donna Hunter is a fighter. She’s been fighting for years now to get just one secular school in Morinville, Alberta (Canada) — and she’s only one of several mothers fighting for that cause. Right now, the Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools manages all four of the schools in the area, leaving non-religious parents with no [Read More…]

Alexander Aan, Under Attack for Blasphemy, Suddenly Converts to Islam

We haven’t heard much from Alexander Aan since he “blasphemed” on a Facebook group for the Minang Atheists and stated that God didn’t exist. The authorities in Indonesia took him into custody and he faces up to five years in prison for speaking the truth. Several groups have tried to step up in his defense, [Read More…]

An Inoffensive Atheist Ad Could Appear on Pennsylvania Buses

Richard Wade must be on to something. After posting about the potential reactions to inoffensive atheist billboards, people are starting to run with the idea. When Justin Vacula recently saw “God Bless America” scrolling across the outside buses in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, he didn’t just want to complain. He wanted to respond to that message [Read More…]

Women for Rick Santorum

Remember how Rick Santorum said that a pregnancy resulting from rape is a “gift from god”? This new video is a perfect response I loved the line, “Don’t look a rape-horse in the mouth.” (via Christian Nightmares) [Read more…]