Why is a Canadian Mayor Making a ‘Pro-Life Week’ Proclamation?

In Kelowna, British Columbia, Mayor Sharon Shepherd has bowed down to a Christian group and issued a proclamation that says September 24th to October 2nd will be “Protect Human Life Week.” “It is the intention of this proclamation to promote respect and protection to all human life, especially the infirm, the aged, the handicapped and [Read More...]

Can You Help an Atheist Politician Get a Scholarship to an Activism Conference?

Friend-of-the-blog Cecil Bothwell, an openly atheist City Council member in Asheville, North Carolina, is running for Congress in 2012. He’s also trying to win a scholarship to the Take Back the Dream Conference and he needs your help: Democracy for America and Rebuild the Dream have teamed up to send 30 progressive activists to the [Read More...]

If Rick Perry Told the Whole Truth…

If Texas Governor Rick Perry‘s website was more honest, it would include these other images, too (Thanks to Brian for the image!) [Read more...]

Atheists to Give Speeches at Pennsylvania’s State Capitol Building on 9/11

In Pennsylvania, the PA Nonbelievers have reserved space in front of the Pennsylvania State Capitol building in Harrisburg this Sunday to hold their own 10th Anniversary Remembrance of 9/11. Featured speakers include David Silverman, president of American Atheists, and Jason Torpy, president of the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers. Silverman will address the actions [Read More...]

Judge Rules That South Bend City Council Cannot Give $1,200,000 to Private Catholic School

Remember when the city council in South Bend, Indiana wanted to give $1,200,000 of taxpayer money to St. Joseph’s High School — a private, Catholic school — so they could get a new football field and athletic track? They knew they couldn’t hand over the money directly. People would notice. So their Plan B was [Read More...]


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