Toronto School District Bans Gideon Bibles Distribution… Christians Respond with Threats

The Bluewater school district near Toronto, Ontario has a decades-old tradition of handing out Gideon Bibles to 5th graders. Why this was allowed for so long, I don’t know, but the school board recently decided to put a stop to it, banning “distribution of all non-instructional religious materials.” As you might expect, many of the [Read More...]

School Tries (and Fails) to Take ‘God’ Out of ‘God Bless the USA’

Stall Brook Elementary School in Bellingham, Massachusetts recently decided to change the way they sing Lee Greenwood‘s “God Bless the USA” at their pep assemblies. First thought: Good! What an awful song. First, there’s the bad grammar… And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. Greenwood apparently lives in [Read More...]

Weapons-Grade Bigotry from My Alma Mater

When I attended Purdue University, I did my best to avoid The Exponent, the student newspaper. The reporting seemed (more than) a little lacking, the articles were frequently riddled with spelling and grammar errors, and I always tended to be more interested in U.S. politics and world affairs than the latest updates on the ice [Read More...]

Campus Atheist Group Gets Denied Recognition at Catholic University

Justin Vacula, the guy who has been blocked from putting up the most inoffensive atheist bus ad in the world, has been trying to get a Secular Student Alliance group started at Marywood University (in Pennsylvania). Marywood is a private Catholic university. But that shouldn’t really matter here. Many religious schools (like DePaul University, which [Read More...]

Inspiration Comes From All Places

It might sound stupid, but this blog post came about because I saw The Lorax yesterday with my kids. I am fortunate enough to have a job that allows me to work from home, which in turn allows me to homeschool my kids. We began homeschooling this past fall because there was a bullying issue at our [Read More...]


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