Florida Sheriff’s Office Responds to Outbreak of Violence: Prayer Will Make Everything Better

There’s been a lot of violence in Orlando, Florida lately and one of the more tragic stories involves a 15-year-old girl, Danielle Sampson, who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office knows exactly what to do to make the violence stop: Pray. For the next 40 days, Orange [Read More...]

Church/State Separation Group Delivers Gift Basket to School Board Staff Under Fire

The Kountze Independent School District has been under fire for their decision to stop cheerleaders from holding run-through banners at football games with Bible verses on them after receiving complaints from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. (A judge has overruled the superintendent, allowing the Bible banners temporarily. Last we heard, the Texas Attorney General was [Read More...]

Kansas Church Will Have to Pay Taxes on State Senate Candidate’s Home

Remember Wichita City Council member and state Senate candidate Michael O’Donnell? He’s the guy who said he was living in and paying rent for a house owned by a church (where his father preaches). But the church, as a tax-exempt institution, wasn’t paying taxes on that property… something you’re only allowed to do if a [Read More...]

Texas Attorney General: I Support the Cheerleaders and Their Bible-Banners

Remember how the Freedom From Religion Foundation asked the Kountze Independent School District to stop letting cheerleaders hold run-through banners at football games with Bible verses on them? Now, the Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is getting involved. Yesterday, he sent a letter (PDF) to Kountze ISD Superintendent Kevin Weldon “offering assistance” to them: I [Read More...]

After Atheists Voice Dissent, Tucson City Council Rescinds $1,100,000 Gift to Catholic Church

Here’s one way to fix local economies: Put the Freedom From Religion Foundation in charge. They just saved the city of Tucson, Arizona $1,100,000. The backstory is this: Back in July, the Tucson City Council voted 5-2 to use $1,100,000 of taxpayer funds to restore a building owned by the Catholic Church. The Marist building [Read More...]


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