Rep. Steve Daines, Possibly the Next Senator from Montana, Supports Teaching Creationism in Public Schools

Rep. Steve Daines is poised to become the next senator from Montana — so it’s probably a good time to point out that he supports the teaching of Creationism in public schools:

Mother JonesDana Liebelson has the story and the recording from a 2012 interview he did with Montana Public Radio:

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You Can’t Have a Formal Christian Prayer at a Public School Graduation Ceremony

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses religious prayers at public school graduations:



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My Christian Education Curriculum Taught Me Not to Befriend Atheists

This is a guest post written by Jonny Scaramanga.

Earlier this year, I wrote an article for New Statesman in which I claimed that my Christian fundamentalist school had taught me not to be friends with unbelievers.



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Homeschooled Girl Kicked Out of Prom Because Her Dancing Caused Boys to “Think Impure Thoughts”

Clare, a homeschooled student from Virginia, recently attended the Richmond Homeschool Prom (yep, it’s a thing) all dressed up and excited for the night ahead:

Her dress was beautiful, but soon after she arrived at the dance, she was whisked away by one of the organizers:

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After Losing the Massachusetts Pledge Case, Would the Atheist Side Have Done Anything Differently?

David Niose (below) represented the plaintiffs in the recent case to stop the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in Massachusetts. The Supreme Judicial Court ruled against him, unfortunately, and yesterday, Niose reflected on whether he would have done anything differently:



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