Non-theistic State Senator Says the Mafia Has Higher Standards Than the Catholic Church

Nebraska State Senator Ernie Chambers is one unique politician. After being the longest-serving senator in the state’s history (serving for 38 years, starting in 1970), he was term-limited out and left office in 2008. This past November, he was eligible to run for office again and took advantage of that opportunity, winning his race fairly comfortably.

Chambers is one of the few non-theistic, high-ranking politicians in the country. He’s also African-American and a powerhouse legislator.

He’s making headlines again for filibustering a bill that would “expand a prison work program.”

How is that news? Well, his filibuster included lots of unrelated remarks about religion: [Read more...]

Christian Bigot Freaks Out About Gay Marriage Becoming Legal in Illinois

What will happen if/when gay marriage becomes legal in Illinois?

Correct answer: Gays will be able to get married.

Wrong answer: The institution of marriage and all of civilization will be destroyed. At least, that’s what homophobic Peter LaBarbera thinks will happen (emphasis his): [Read more...]

Anderson County Officials Vote to Put ‘In God We Trust’ Sign on Courthouse Wall, Despite Dealing with ‘ACLU Crap’

Anderson County officials in Tennessee have nothing better to do with their time, so they’ve decided to stick it to local atheists by putting up a sign on the front of the county courthouse reading “In God We Trust” at the request of Mayor Terry Frank.

Because you can’t get any work done unless God’s name is on your door… [Read more...]

North Dakota ‘Personhood’ Bill Targets Roe v. Wade

North Dakota’s war against women gets worse every day.

Earlier this month, the Republican-dominated state senate passed a “personhood” bill giving legal rights to human embryos, all but outlawing abortion in most cases. If Gov. Jack Dalrymple signs the bill, North Dakota would be the first state ever to successfully implement a “personhood” law, in spite of the numerous physicians who say these laws are dangerous to women: [Read more...]

Ten Commandments Monument Will Stay Up in Front of Florida County Courthouse After Judge Dismisses Lawsuit

Since 2006, this has been the view outside the Dixie County Courthouse in Cross City, Florida: [Read more...]


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