Two Pennsylvania Atheists Convince School Board to Drop Lord’s Prayer from Meetings

Everyone give a big Internet high-five to Ernest Perce V (Pennsylvania State Director of American Atheists) and Carl Silverman (PA Nonbelievers)! They’ve been attending school board and city council meetings in Greencastle-Antrim in Pennsylvania trying to convince the them to drop the Lord’s Prayer, a 50-year-old tradition in the district. When you watch the videos [Read More...]

Republican on House Science Committee: Evolution is a Lie Straight from the Pit of Hell

This is Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA): This is the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, which Broun sits on. And this is Rep. Broun telling people at Liberty Baptist Church a couple of weeks ago that evolution, embryology, and the Big Bang are “lies straight from the pit of Hell”: God’s word is true. [Read More...]

Why Aren’t the Democrats Reaching Out to Secular Americans?

Two charts stand out from the Public Religion Research Institute’s latest report (PDF) about the Millennial generation (ages 18-25) and their voting habits. And while the media coverage of the report focuses mostly on the race issues, the religious aspects of it are fascinating in their own right. The first chart isn’t surprising at all [Read More...]

Washington Post’s Sally Quinn: American Citizenship Requires Belief in God

What is Sally Quinn thinking? She wrote a piece for the Washington Post offering her take on the Presidential debate. Had she said the following, I probably would have agreed with her: “Mitt Romney made several references to God during the debate and President Obama didn’t. Whether you like it or not, if you want [Read More...]

Florida Sheriff’s Office Responds to Outbreak of Violence: Prayer Will Make Everything Better

There’s been a lot of violence in Orlando, Florida lately and one of the more tragic stories involves a 15-year-old girl, Danielle Sampson, who was shot in the head during a drive-by shooting. The Orange County Sheriff’s Office knows exactly what to do to make the violence stop: Pray. For the next 40 days, Orange [Read More...]


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