The Ark Park Shouldn’t Have Government Support

Barry Lynn at Americans United has a quick and amusing explanation of why it’s wrong for the Kentucky Tourism Development Finance Authority to offer more than $40,000,000 in tax rebates for the Creation Museum’s “Ark Encounter” park: The state has no business funding this nonsense. It’s bad science. And it’s bad religion the same religious [Read More…]

I’ll Be Getting the Audiobook…

The cover of Penn Jillette‘s new book is out! It’s called God, No!: Signs You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales and chapters are broken up into the Penn Commandments (*groan*): Penn doesn’t do a lot of appearances outside of Las Vegas, but a few of them are already scheduled: August 16 [Read More…]

Alayna May Wyland’s Parents Convicted of Felony Criminal Mistreatment

Due to her only-god-will-save-you parents, this is what happened to 8-month-old Alayna May Wyland: Timothy and Rebecca Wyland’s daughter Alayna, born in December 2009, developed an abnormal growth of blood vessels that covered her left eye and threatened her vision. … The Wylands belong to the Followers of Christ, an Oregon City congregation that relies [Read More…]

Teaching Women to Sex It Up Better Than Prostitutes

This isn’t graphic, but it’ll disturb you… In Malaysia, there’s a new group called the Obedient Wives Club. It’s designed to help women “serve their husbands better than a first-class prostitute.” Inspiring, no…? “A good or religious wife should also be good in bed,” [vice-president Dr Rohaya Mohamad] told reporters after the launch of the [Read More…]

A Nice Segment on A-News

The folks at A-News said some sweet things about me in their latest episode (around the 13:00 mark) — but you should really watch it for their coverage of an equal rights rally. They have fantastic interviews, including one with atheist politician Cecil Bothwell! You can see other episodes of their show at their site [Read More…]