All Four Lake Zurich Unit District 95 School Board Candidates Believe in Creationism

Last week, I mentioned a school district in Illinois where two of the candidates for school board were Creationists. Another district is now trying to prove they’re even crazier. Lake Zurich Unit District 95 (home to Lake Zurich High School), in the far northwest suburbs of Chicago, is having school board elections in April. 4 [Read More...]

The Importance of Planned Parenthood

Jess Downey has a wonderfully honest and personal post stressing the importance of Planned Parenthood: When I arrived at Planned Parenthood I felt even worse. I felt so embarrassed, like now everyone would know that I was the bad girl who had unprotected sex. I felt dirty. Slutty. Ashamed. Sex itself wasn’t something that I [Read More...]

Giles County (Virginia) School Board Takes Down Ten Commandments Display

Last time we heard from Giles County, Virginia, a Ten Commandments display was going up in Macy McClaugherty Elementary/Middle School and others in the district. The Freedom From Religion Foundation told Superintendent Terry E. Arbogast this was illegal and he informed them he would take it down immediately. (Shocking, I know!) But soon after that, [Read More...]

Member of Atheists of Florida Arrested for Disrupting School Board’s Prayer

You have to hand it to the Atheists of Florida: They don’t disappear when the initial media spotlight goes away. They’re still pushing to find out whether Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd did something illegal when he removed basketball hoops from a local prison and gave them to a local church: Now the group wants [Read More...]

Mike Huckabee Actually Said This…

Here’s the question posed by Paige Winfield Cunningham of Christianity Today to FOX News Channel host, failed presidential candidate, and super-Christian Mike Huckabee: The last time former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney ran for President, about one-third of evangelical voters said they were less likely to vote for a candidate who is Mormon. How much do [Read More...]