Support for Evolution Education Comes from a Surprising Source

Even though the Indiana Creationism Bill has been effectively killed (for now), there’s still a anti-evolution bill pending in New Hampshire. Thankfully, someone testified against it in front of the House Education Committee yesterday: “It would be a blow to our educational system, which is already in a bad state,” he said. “If evolution was [Read More...]

Cranston School Board: Heed These Words

As the Cranston school district holds their meeting tonight tomorrow night, they would be wise to take JT Eberhard‘s advice to heart: In summation, you have a job to do. It is not to rewrite America’s laws, it is not to pass judgment on Ms. Ahlquist, it is not even to listen to the mob [Read More...]

On Thursday, the Cranston School District Will Decide Whether or Not to Appeal Judge’s Ruling

Because a judge ruled that the Cranston High School West prayer banner was a Constitutional violation, it is currently covered up, waiting to be removed: On Thursday night, there is a committee meeting at Cranston High School East during which it will be decided whether or not the district will appeal the judge’s ruling. If [Read More...]

Could This Case Remove ‘Under God’ From the Pledge of Allegiance?

***Update***: I’ve updated this post with some arguments as to why the “discrimination route” might have a chance. … When Michael Newdow sued to remove “Under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance a decade ago, he argued that it violated the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. It was a promotion of religion in the [Read More...]

Ask Richard: Unwelcome Evangelizing by University Math Teacher

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I know a Christian mathematician and lecturer at my local university. Though not friends we have always been on friendly terms. Ever since he found out that I’m an ex-Christian, he’s been looking for an opportunity to “share the gospel” with me and [Read More...]


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