Mexican Fiesta has been celebrated in Milwaukee for over 30 years and it took place this past weekend on public grounds. The cost to enter is $13/person… unless you attend Mass… in which case it’s only $5: As you can imagine, the Freedom From Religion Foundation didn’t like the idea that Catholic attendees would get [Read More...]
Mark Mariakis is the Ridgeland High School (Georgia) football coach who thinks its his job to convert his players to Christianity. It’s not only atheist groups like FFRF trying to put a stop to his illegal actions — leading his team in Christian prayer, putting Bible verses on team shirts, urging players to attend Christian [Read More...]
The Freedom From Religion Foundation planned to run their “It’s Time to Quit the Catholic Church” ad in the Daily Standard newspaper (based in Celina, Ohio) this Saturday. They paid for the ad a month ago (click to enlarge PDF): But earlier this week, they were told by the publisher that the paper would no [Read More...]
When a Public High School Football Coach Takes His Team to Church for Food and Sermons, Why Is Anyone Defending Him?
Ridgeland High School in Rossville, Georgia has a problem. The football team is led by someone who thinks it’s his duty to preach to students instead of just coaching them. According to a letter (PDF) the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent the Walker County Schools superintendent: … on game day, [coach Mark] Mariakis takes the [Read More...]
There doesn’t appear to be a high-res version of the Travis County, Texas seal anywhere online. Just small images like this one: I’ve been staring at that picture and others like it for about 20 minutes now… because, supposedly, there’s a cross in the sky. I don’t see it in any of the images online. [Read More...]