Christian Radio Show: Educating Children About the Contributions of LGBT Americans Amounts to ‘Mental Molestation’

Senate Bill 48 in California passed by a 49-25 margin and was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown back in July. It takes effect on January 1st. You can read the full text here. The bill broadens the scope of instruction in social science classes in CA public schools to include the “role and [Read More...]

Abstinence-Only Group Tells Students To Sign Pledge That Expires on Wedding Day

Over the weekend, reader Larry Mathys‘s brother and sister-in-law found something disturbing in their son’s bed: That’s a card their son signed when a group called The Real Deal of Saline County visited his public school back in February. Larry points to the logo — which not-so-subtlely resembles a cross. Notice the expiration date on [Read More...]

My Talk About Math Education from Skepticon IV

I gave a talk at Skepticon IV about the problems with math education and they already have it up online! (Nice work, HamboneProductions.) Hope you like it. [Read more...]

Insert Your Own ‘Stuffed Crust’ Joke Here

Al Vernacchio teaches the best high school sex education class you’ll find anywhere — it’s honest, frank, and doesn’t shy away from answering the questions kids really want answered. My favorite excerpt from this New York Times article is the part where Vernacchio wonderfully links up sex and food: “So let’s think about pizza,” Vernacchio [Read More...]

Pastor Covers Up Rape, Makes Victim Apologize, Gets Invited to Join Christian School’s Board of Trustees

Pastor Chuck Phelps heads up Trinity Baptist Church in Concord, New Hampshire and he played a key role in covering up the rape of a 15-year-old girl in the church. Not only did he try to keep it hidden, he made the girl apologize to the congregation: The victim said Phelps told her she would [Read More...]


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