My friend Zack Kopplin has been leading the charge against the teaching of Creationism in Louisiana ever since he was in high school. A couple of months ago, he spoke to the Humanists of Houston about his battles: [Read more...]
By the end of 2012, Uganda’s internationally contentious “Kill the Gays” bill will become law.
The highly religious, highly Christian country has been trying to get this bill passed since 2009, and it faced a great deal of criticism on an international level along the way: several European countries threatened to reduce aid to the country if the bill was passed.
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga described the bill’s passing as a “Christmas gift” for the Ugandan people. [Read more...]
It’s Official: Kyrsten Sinema Wins a Ticket to Congress, but Atheists Will Be Unrepresented in Congress Yet Again
Article 2, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution tells us the precise wording of the Presidential Oath of Office:
“I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.”
There’s no “So help me God” at the end of it.