We’re Looking for More Volunteers to Help Track Anti-Church/State Separation Legislation Across the Country

Last month, I put out a call for people who might help me track legislation that threatens to erode the wall between church and state, whether it’s making the Bible the official State Book or altering science curriculums so that public schools teach Creationism alongside evolution. I received an incredible number of responses — and [Read More…]

This Public School District Was Taken Over by Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Men and Then All Hell Broke Loose

I’m late to this one, but I finally had the chance to listen to a recent episode of This American Life which documents the true story of how a group of ultra-orthodox Jews took over a public school district in East Ramapo, New York.



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Atheist Puts a Stop to City-Sponsored Prayer Breakfasts in Eureka, California

In early 2013, atheist Carole Beaton along with attorney Peter Martin (below) filed a lawsuit against the city of Eureka, California and Mayor Frank Jager for promoting prayer breakfasts with city resources:



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Religious Right Leader, Unable to Find Actual Examples of Christian Persecution, Cites Three Debunked Ones

At the Values Voter Summit yesterday, Liberty Institute President Kelly Shackelford explained how Christians were under attack in American… and offered three examples.

All three, as you might expect, have been thoroughly debunked.

Right Wing Watch explains:



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Pagan, Making the Most of His Opportunity, Delivers a Very Memorable Invocation in Escambia County, FL

For a while now, David Suhor (who calls himself an Agnostic Pagan Pantheist) has been trying to deliver an invocation to the Escambia County School Board in Florida. It hasn’t happened yet, and his situation has only been made worse by one of the board members, Jeff Bergosh, saying that he would walk out if Suhor was ever allowed to give one.

While that situation is working itself out, Suhor delivered an invocation for the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners last night, and it was the greatest thing you’ll ever see.

I don’t want to give it away. Just watch the video. Watch it now. You can skip to the 0:25 mark to get to the good stuff.



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