Cranston School District Owes ACLU $173,000

That’s the amount of money the Rhode Island ACLU has billed the Cranston School District for their court costs. And they’re being generous: In a release, Steve Brown, executive director of the RIACLU, said the amount includes major discounts for hours of work by volunteer attorneys Lynette Labinger and Thomas Bender. He also said the [Read More...]

New York Times Editorial Supports Jessica Ahlquist

Today’s edition of the New York Times includes an editorial that defends Jessica Ahlquist‘s lawsuit: The anger and hatred directed at Ms. Ahlquist — she was called “an evil little thing” on talk radio by a Cranston state representative — helps explain why the judge, responding to her brave lawsuit, did his duty under the [Read More...]

More Trouble in Morinville Schools

Donna Hunter is a fighter. She’s been fighting for years now to get just one secular school in Morinville, Alberta (Canada) — and she’s only one of several mothers fighting for that cause. Right now, the Greater St. Albert Catholic Schools manages all four of the schools in the area, leaving non-religious parents with no [Read More...]

Darwin Day 2012 Celebrations

A lot of atheist groups around the country are planning Darwin Day activities, and the lineup for the University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers‘ celebration looks terrific: They have Joe Nickell (skeptical investigator of the paranormal), Jamila Bey (secular activist), Clint Kelly (biology professor) and Lawrence Krauss (theoretical physicist) speaking at their school, and [Read More...]

But Physics Is Toooo Haaaard…

This is only the first of three panels but the last one is more of a sad reality than a hilarious punchline: (via Calamities of Nature) [Read more...]


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