Prayer Will Not Be Reinstated for City Council in Ontario

Well, that was quick. Last week, I mentioned that the Perth County Council (In Ontario, Canada) had removed saying the Lord’s Prayer from their agenda, replacing it with a “Moment of Reflection.” That upset Councillor Walter McKenzie who wanted the prayer reinstated. He said people were opposed to their removing it, so why try to [Read More...]

FFRF Sends Letter to Oklahoma House of Worship

Remember when Oklahoma’s Rep. George Faught invited Pastor Bill Ledbetter of Fairview Baptist Church to speak to the House of Representatives? It happened a couple of weeks ago. In case you missed it, here’s the video and my take on it: Now, the Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent a letter (PDF) to Speaker of [Read More...]

Hawaii Settles Court Case with Protesting Atheists for $100,000

On April 29th, 2010, Mitch Kahle of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church and Kevin Hughes protested an invocation prayer in the Hawaii State Legislature. Long story short, the Sergeant at Arms wanted him to leave, Kahle resisted, the resulting skirmish was all caught on tape, Kahle and Hughes were roughed [Read More...]

A Day Of Prayer During the Year of Bible in Pennsylvania

It’s already the “Year of the Bible” in Pennsylvania, thanks to Rep. Rick Saccone‘s House Resolution 535 (PDF). But apparently, the state’s not Christian enough yet, and that’s why House Resolution 609 (PDF) has been introduced by Democrat Thomas R. Caltagirone: WHEREAS, Prayer is regarded by millions as the most important utterance for the benefit [Read More...]

National Atheist Party Responds to Criticism About Inviting Westboro Baptist Church to Reason Rally

This is a guest post by Lee Moore and leaders of the National Atheist Party. … Our recent invitation to the Westboro Baptist church has sparked a bit of controversy. Kelley Freeman described our invitation as “[poking] a rattlesnake with a stick,” but we just don’t see it that way. Reactions from others have been [Read More...]


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