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...]

Kentucky Atheist Faces Backlash After Stopping Christian Invocations at Public Meetings

Boyle County, Kentucky used to be one of those places where an Christian invocation was delivered at public meetings. That came to a stop after resident Ricky Smith spoke out against it. Now, the county has a moment of silence instead. [Read more...]

Atlanta City Council Issues Proclamation in Honor of Charles Darwin

Alex Wan, a member of the City Council in Atlanta, Georgia, has just issued a proclamation in honor of Charles Darwin and his “contribution to modern science”:

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