California Governor Refuses To Issue Freethought Day Proclamation

Sacramento Freethought Day will be celebrated in California this Sunday and, just as they’ve done in the past, organizers asked the Mayor’s Office and Governor’s Office to issue a Proclamation marking “Freethought Day.” This is last year’s proclamation, signed by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger issued a similar proclamation last year. For some [Read More...]

Heading Into the Man Cave

I watched this infuriating-yet-hilariously-entertaining segment about women’s reproductive rights and Mitt Romney on Rachel Maddow last night and it had me all sorts of smiling beginning at the 3:55 mark… Send it to your favorite Republican relatives. And, you know, men. [Read more...]

Christians: 1, Women: 0

In Tennessee. the Shelby County Commission has awarded a “family planning grant” to… a group that opposes family planning: Planned Parenthood has received the family planning grant money for years, but lost in the bidding process to [Christ Community Health Center] when the state turned the funding decision over to the County. … Christ Community [Read More...]

A Secular Lobbyist Offers Advice to Young Activists

Serah Blain, a lobbyist for the Secular Coalition of Arizona, gave a short talk for the University of Chicago Secular Alliance last week and they’ve put the video up online. The audio’s a little tough to hear but a transcript is at their website. It’s good to know we have vocal activists like this working [Read More...]

Sean Faircloth Talks About His New Book

Sean Faircloth‘s new book Attack of the Theocrats! won’t be out in hardcover until February, but the Kindle version is already available! Sean just released a promotional video about it: He’s been the opening act during Richard Dawkins‘ recent book tour and I suspect he’s getting crowds energized to vote as a secular bloc. If [Read More...]


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