A Portrait of Generation Next

The Pew Research Center released their latest study on “How young people view their lives, futures and politics.” The young people, ages 18-25, represent “Generation Next.” The results further the idea that our society is heading in the right direction. What does the study (PDF) say? One-in-five members of Generation Next say they have no [Read More...]

Evolution Sunday

Remember Justice Sunday? And its sequel… and threequel? Those were the events when conservative Christians tried to persuade Congress to let through their picks for the federal courts. While talking about Roe v. Wade and those wicked homosexuals… (yay, tolerance!) Watch some excerpts here: Anyway, now we have Evolution Sunday. On Sunday, February 11 (the [Read More...]

American Atheists Scholarship

The American Atheists (Founders) scholarship of $2000 is given annually to a student who has proven his/her activism in the atheist community. What constitutes activism? Maybe you wrote letters-to-the-editor to your local newspaper that were published or you started/led a local atheist group. You can also write an essay if you’d like. It’s all acceptable [Read More...]

Scouting For All Fundraiser

Scouting For All is the organization that is trying to stop the discrimination of gays and atheists in the Boy Scouts of America. It was co-founded by 21-year-old Eagle Scout Steven Cozza over ten years ago. (The BSA is a private organization and can discriminate as they wish, but it seems to go against the [Read More...]

Dealing with Truth

A couple news stories today show that people can’t handle the truth. A pastor from Colorado has stepped down from the pulpit because he’s gay. (Fark headline: “Evangelical megachurch preacher in Colorado admits he’s gay. No, not that preacher, the other one. No, the other other one”) Rev. Paul Barnes of Grace Chapel in Douglas [Read More...]