One of the stories I share in The Young Atheist’s Survival Guide is about Brian Lisco and his quest to start a Secular Student Alliance group at Stephen Austin High School in Sugar Land, Texas. Here’s the quick version as seen in USA Today: Brian Lisco, 18, a senior [at] Stephen Austin High School in [Read More...]
Judge Will Allow Students to Remain Anonymous in Lawsuit to Remove Ten Commandments Monument from Their Public High School
This weekend, he’s getting some positive attention from the San Francisco Chronicle: [Read more...]
The Catholic University of America, located in Washington, D.C. and home to some 7,000 undergraduates and graduate students, formally rejected a proposal for a university-sanctioned LGBT student group earlier this month.
The official reason given by university administrators to supporters of the club -– which included 20 of the 23 members of the school’s Student Association and representatives from multiple other campus student groups –- for the rejection was that administrators fear such a group would become an advocacy organization.
The National Rifle Association has finally broken its silence and issued a formal comment on the Newtown massacre. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” declared president Wayne LaPierre this morning, urging Congress to “act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation.”