Bryan Fischer: We Don’t Know the Age of the Earth Because There Were No Witnesses

What’s better than Marco Rubio saying “I’m not sure we’ll ever be able to answer that” when it comes to the age of the earth? [Read more...]

Occupy Thanksgiving

It’s easy to sit back and snark at the many hoary Thanksgiving Day traditions venerated across America — presidential turkey-pardoning ceremonies, depraved Black Friday madness, gluttonous indulgences. The Christian Right regularly attempts to arrogate Thanksgiving unto themselves, imbuing it with a kind of vaguely divine significance. I can recall attending Thanksgiving “services” at my hometown “Our Lady of the Suburbs” Catholic parish in northern New Jersey. [Read more...]

Does Acceptance of Gay Rights Mean We’re Becoming More Secular?

Earlier this month, the New York Times made the bold (and very true) claim that President Barack Obama‘s support among LGBT voters practically won him the election. Obama beat Gov. Mitt Romney three-to-one among the 5% of voters who identify as LGBT, according to exit polls, constituting “more than enough to give him the ultimate advantage.” [Read more...]

American Atheists Asks Supreme Court to Review Kentucky’s ‘God Protects Us From the Terrorists’ Law

Back in 2006, politicians in Kentucky passed a law that required the state’s Department of Homeland Security to declare in its training materials that security was unattainable without reliance on “Almighty God.” It also required a plaque to be installed at the Department’s entrance saying as much. [Read more...]

Illinois Mayor Angry That a Cross on Public Property Will Be Taken Down

This is unbelievable. Mayor Patrick Kitching of Alsip, Illinois intended to have a 19-foot-high cross erected on the village water tower. Why? Because Alsip loves Jesus (and hates Jews, Muslims, Hindus, atheists, and everyone else who lives in their village). They’ve been doing this for 35 years so the mayor thinks the law doesn’t apply to them because, you know, “tradition.” [Read more...]


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