FOX News Commentator (Unsurprisingly) Hates The Obama Christmas Card

I don’t know if you heard, but there is a War on Christmas, y’all! Fear not, though. FOX News Radio’s Todd Starnes is all over it! (True story about Starnes: His Twitter bio says that “He occupies the far right side of the Fox News Corner of the World.” I can’t imagine what it’s like all the [Read More...]

Egyptian Atheist Alber Saber Convicted and Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Blasphemy

Egypt has struck a major blow to the fundamental human right to freedom of expression, and unjustly stripped an innocent man of his freedom, as Alber Saber, the 27-year-old atheist activist and blogger, was convicted today of blasphemy and sentenced to three years in prison. [Read more...]

Church of England Gets Special Exemption in New Gay Marriage Law

Yesterday, the British Culture Secretary, Maria Miller, unveiled plans to introduce a law allowing consenting churches to hold gay marriage ceremonies. This has been a long time coming and enjoyed a ground swell of popular support over the last couple of years. [Read more...]

The Countries Where They Kill You for Being an Atheist

In response to yesterday’s publication of a “Global Report on Discrimination Against Humanists, Atheists and the Non-religious,” the Washington Post‘s Max Fisher posted this map highlighting the seven countries in which you can be executed for being an atheist (Afghanistan, Iran, Maldives, Mauritania, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan). Also on the map are countries where atheists can be imprisoned for their beliefs and can have certain rights taken away (click to enlarge): [Read more...]

Frank Bruni on the Ever-Thinning Line Between Church and State

The New York TimesFrank Bruni writes in today’s paper about our country’s “God Glut,” referencing Blake Page and Mikey Weinstein in the process: [Read more...]


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