Contrary to News Reports, a Bank Teller Was Not Fired for Saying “Have a Blessed Day”

If you look at the headlines, you’d think Polly Neace got fired from her job at U.S. Bank just for telling customers, “Have a blessed day!”

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20 Questions Following the Hobby Lobby Ruling

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 20 questions I have following the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling:

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Vatican Tells Australian Commission That It Won’t Provide All Documents in Child Sexual Abuse Investigations

Here’s the right way for the Vatican to handle accusations of sexual abuse against Australian priests: They’re accused of doing WHAT?! We’ll give local authorities anything they need to assist with their case. We don’t condone child sexual abuse in any way, and if the accused priests really are guilty, then the children and their families affected by this deserve no less than our full cooperation.

And here’s what the Vatican actually did:

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Judge Rejects Claim That Anti-Christian Comedy Clips Played at Gay Bar Created a Hostile Work Environment

If you ever visit Boystown, a part of Chicago where a lot of LGBT people live, you’ll undoubted pass by a bar called Sidetrack. It’s a video bar that features events like Show Tunes nights and 60s/70s music nights.

They also have a Comedy Video night where they play clips that would be entertaining for a predominantly gay male crowd. Like the pre-South Park film The Spirit of Christmas which features Jesus fighting Santa Claus:

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Rowlett City Council in Texas Refuses to Let Atheists Deliver Invocation. Cue the Lawsuit in 5… 4… 3…

In 2010, the Rowlett City Council in Texas changed their prayer policy. They used to have Christian prayers, then the Freedom From Religion Foundation warned them of the repercussions of doing that, so the council opted to go with non-sectarian prayers.

As it turned out, though, since the town is predominantly Christian, those non-sectarian prayers turned out to be almost all Christian prayers, anyway.

Local atheists called them out on it last year:

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