Creationists Score a Major Victory in South Korea

Because we all know science is decided by who complains the loudest, a band of Creationists has scored a major victory by getting many textbook publishers in South Korea to “produce revised editions that exclude examples of the evolution of the horse or of avian ancestor Archaeopteryx.” More simply, they saying, “Look! Scientists argue about [Read More...]

At a Texas High School, Saying ‘Atheist’ Could Disrupt the Learning Process

While we’re on the subject of the challenges high school atheists are up against, the Secular Student Alliance group at La Porte High School in Texas wanted to put up flyers advertising their group. To make that happen, the school administration had to approve the design (a standard procedure at high schools). When they submitted [Read More...]

The Challenges for High School Atheists

This is a guest post by Sarah Henry, a high school student from Indiana. Sarah spoke with leaders of several high school atheist groups for this post. … Over the past few years, high school and university students have started up their own freethinking safe havens by way of Secular Student Alliance groups. According to [Read More...]

‘In God We Teach’: A Documentary

In case you don’t remember the Matthew LaClair story, he was the high school student who recorded his history teacher proselytizing in the classroom — the story made a huge splash when the New York Times covered the controversy (and published the recordings). Filmmaker Vic Losick made a documentary about the whole thing called “In [Read More...]

School Rejects High School Atheist Group… Then Accepts It After FFRF Calls Them Out On It

The latest issue of Freethought Today (May, 2012) tells a wonderful story of a student who tried to begin an atheist group at his high school… only to have it denied. That’s when FFRF stepped in. … Colin Muller, a junior at George Walton Comprehensive High School in Marietta, Ga., was denied approval from his [Read More...]


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