Tennessee Legislators Want to Make It Easier for Christians to Proselytize During School Functions

Representatives in Tennessee are trying to pass something called the “Religious Viewpoints Antidiscrimination Act.” Sounds awesome. Antidiscrimination?! Who’d be against that?! You. Here’s why. The bill would make it easier for “select students” to use their leadership positions in public schools as grounds to preach their religious (or anti-religious) beliefs. The same bill was vetoed [Read More...]

Massachusetts Judge Rejects Bishops’ Conscience Exemption

In a decision handed down Friday, a district court in Massachusetts held that the Department of Health and Human Services was wrong to allow the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops to impose religious restrictions on disbursement of federal funds. The program provided assistance to victims of human trafficking but the HHS allowed the bishops to [Read More...]

This Is Your Brain…

On Monday, the Oklahoma House approved a resolution to adopt “In God We Trust” as the state’s official motto. This resolution replaces the perfectly cromulent Latin phrase “Labor Omnia Vincit” or “Labor Conquers All Things” found on the state seal as described in the original constitution and long assumed to be the state motto. Unfortunately, [Read More...]

Fine, I’ll Join the Party

What can I say? Betty Bowers makes a *really* strong case for joining the Republican Party: [Read more...]

Glenn Beck Goes After the Reason Rally

Hey, guess who found out about the Reason Rally? Glenn Beck. (I know, I know, you forgot all about him until this moment. So did everyone else.) What did Beck pick up from the soundbytes he heard? Tim Minchin performed a song that used the word “motherfucker” a whole bunch of times. How will the [Read More...]


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