Should Atheists Censor Books Like This One…?

Sometimes an ethical question can strike you when you least expect it. A few days ago I found myself wandering idly through the book section of a charity shop, lazily looking for something requested by a friend for her three-year-old son. I picked out a thin book at random, and stopped dead when I realized [Read More...]

In Louisiana, the Governor’s Voucher Program Could Send $11,000,000 to Creationism-Endorsing Schools

Zach Kopplin reports that Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal‘s school voucher program has a significant problem: Now Governor Jindal has passed a voucher plan which provides millions of taxpayer dollars to private schools that teach creationism and whose curriculum doesn’t meet the state’s approved science standards. My review of the Governor’s voucher program identifies at least [Read More...]

High School Teacher Brags About How His School Stopped an Atheist Group from Forming, but He’s in for a Surprise

You want to know how tough some high school atheists have it? Check out this story JT Eberhard recently dealt with as the Secular Student Alliance’s high school specialist: He recently got an anonymous letter from a high school teacher who saw the SSA’s Educator’s Brochure (PDF) and felt the need to correct it and [Read More...]

Cheerleading For Science!

Remember that awful PSA video that the European Commission put out to encourage girls to get into science? If you don’t, that’s okay, too.  But if I had to sum it up in an image, it would be the following: It’s not what I would call “good” or “effective” or “a thing that doesn’t make me [Read More...]

How Many Church/State Violations Can One School District Be Guilty Of?

What the hell is going on in Houston County School District (in Georgia)? They’re not just guilty of one instance of pushing religion onto students. They’re guilty of it many times over and the Freedom From Religion Foundation has proof, courtesy of several local residents who wish to remain anonymous because of the death threats [Read More...]


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