Florida County Uses $30,000 of Taxpayer Money to Fund Gospel Concert in Local Church

Last month, the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners (in Florida) voted to spend $30,000 on a local concert.

Sounds perfectly fine until you realize it’s a gospel concert, it takes place in a local church, and the church’s pastor is the brother of one of the commissioners.



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Houston County (AL) Sheriff’s Office Vehicles Now Say “Blessed Are the Peacemakers” and “Matthew 5:9”

We’ve posted a couple of stories on this site recently about law enforcement officials putting “In God We Trust” stickers on patrol cars. They get away with it because they can just hide behind the “It’s our nation’s motto” excuse… even though we all know they’re doing it to advance their religion.

But what the Houston County Sheriff’s Office in Dothan, Alabama is doing is unequivocally wrong:



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Alabama Governor Appoints Christian Fundamentalist (Who Disavows Public Schools) to State Board of Education

Remember last month, when Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed a homeschooling Christian mother to head up the State Board of Education?

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, not to be outdone, just appointed someone to his State Board of Education who never attended a public school in his life, only having a fundamentalist Christian “education.”



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The Boy Scouts Still Don’t Accept Atheists

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how the Boy Scouts of America still bans atheists.



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Lyme Regis Town Council (UK) Adopts Invocation Prayers at Meetings for No Good Reason

The town of Lyme Regis in the southwest part of England just instituted prayers at their Town Council meetings, and local atheists don’t know what the hell elected officials are thinking:



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