PA Bureau of Motor Vehicles Accepts “ATHE1ST” Vanity Plate, Calling Earlier Rejection an “Error”

I posted yesterday about how the Pennsylvania Bureau of Motor Vehicles rejected three vanity license plates suggestions from Jeffrey Prebeg, Jr.: “ATHE1ST,” “NO GOD,” and “N0 G0D.” After a lot of media attention and a letter from FFRF, they’ve suddenly changed their mind.


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Sweden Just Got Its First Religion-Free Cemetery

In a story that shouldn’t be a story, Sweden has opened its first cemetery that doesn’t include any religious symbols on the tombstones, effectively creating a space for atheists to be buried without going through any of the rituals of faith.


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The Green Party Openly Preferred George W. Bush in 2000 and Openly Prefers Donald Trump Now​

The Green Party didn’t just play spoiler in 2000 by handing Florida (and, therefore, the presidency) to George W. Bush. Ralph Nader was actively supportive of that idea. And now, Jill Stein is doing the same irresponsible thing, arguing that Donald Trump would be better in the White House than Hillary Clinton, even though the GOP actively opposes the Green Party’s mission.


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Montana Gubernatorial Candidate Greg Gianforte is Criticized in New Ad for His Creationism

The gubernatorial race in Montana is between the incumbent Democrat, who accepts science, and Republican Greg Gianforte, a Creationist. And now, a political action committee has released an ad calling out Gianforte for his science denial.


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AZ School Sends Girls to Mandatory Christian Abstinence Assembly, Boys to Voluntary Dating Seminar

Officials at Payson High School, a public school in Arizona, may be rethinking their sex ed curriculum after inviting Christian abstinence advocate Brad Henning to the school to speak to students. Well, sort of…

He spoke to the girls about sex — and how they shouldn’t have it — in a mandatory assembly, during the school day, attended by all 350 female students. But he spoke to the boys about “dating tips” in a voluntary, after-school assembly attended by only 25 male students.


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