Watch The Revisionaries Online

In case you missed the PBS airing of The Revisionaries, the documentary about the Texas State Board of Education and the fundamentalist Christians sitting on it, you can now watch it online through the end of February: [Read more...]

Missouri Republican Re-Introduces Bill to Teach Creationism in Science Courses

Missouri state representative Rick Brattin has clearly decided that his state’s ranking as 33rd in science education is far too high.

Brattin has re-introduced a bill that is designed to ruin science education for Missouri students. He tried this last year to no avail, so he’s giving it another shot. [Read more...]

A White House Petition to Deny Darwin Day Resolution

Last week, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) submitted a resolution “[e]xpressing support for designation of February 12, 2013, as Darwin Day and recognizing the importance of science in the betterment of humanity.”

Now, there’s a White House petition circulating with the intent of striking down that potential resolution.

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Alber Saber Leaves Egypt, Laments its Political Situation

Alber Saber, the Egyptian atheist blogger and activist who was recently convicted of blasphemy and released on bail, has left the country, for his own safety as well as that of his family. Where he’s gone has not been revealed (and that’s a good thing). [Read more...]

After 12 Years of Getting Right Down to Business, City Council Will Bring Back Religious Invocations

For more than a decade now, the members of the Irvine City Council (in California) have started meetings by doing what they were elected to do: The work of the residents.

Now, after a 3-2 vote, they have decided to put God on their agenda: [Read more...]


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