What Happened at Damon Fowler’s Graduation?

If you need background on the story, go here. Damon Fowler had his graduation last night. The program listed a “Moment of Silence” as part of the festivities, but this is what actually happened: You can tell from the audience reaction that this has very little to do with a Christian sincere to “thank god” [Read More...]

You All Amaze Me…

I made a post about Damon Fowler last night and set up a ChipIn widget where you can contribute toward a scholarship for him — just one way to show how much we appreciate him standing up for church/state separation. I’ve been gone most of the day, but when I looked tonight, I saw you [Read More...]

This District Is About to Get Sued…

Here’s another high school atheist you’ll want to keep on your radar: Damon Fowler. I’m catching up on his whole story, so to help me out (and maybe to help you out), I’m just writing up the bulletpoint version of what went down. Damon, a senior, knew that prayers would be said during the graduation [Read More...]

Michael Newdow’s Latest Case Rejected by Supreme Court

Atheist Michael Newdow sued to keep Barack Obama from saying the phrase “So Help Me God” during his Inauguration… and lost. He appealed… and lost again (they said he “lacked standing” (PDF)). Finally, he took his case to the Supreme Court. Earlier this week, they rejected hearing his case. The high court on Monday refused [Read More...]

AP Must Stand for Annoying Prayers…

Over the past couple weeks, many students at my high school (and others across the country) took their Advanced Placement exams. Because they need absolutely silence — and because we don’t have enough space for all our students to take the more popular tests in a quiet environment — they took certain exams in other [Read More...]