Texas County Officials Put ‘In God We Trust’ Signs in Courtroom

The Upshur County Commissioners Court in Gilmer, Texas just got a new donation: An “In God We Trust” sign. (Several of them, in fact.) Long-time Ore City Fire Chief Gaston (Bubba) DeBerry and his wife Hughleen donated such signs not only to the Commissioners Court, but to three of the county’s four Justice of the [Read More...]

European Court to Christian Political Party: You Have to Allow Women in Your Party to Run for Public Office

The Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij (SGP) is a Dutch political party known for its fundamentalist Christian beliefs. The SGP didn’t support women’s suffrage a long time ago and, more recently, they didn’t allow women to become a Member of Parliament on behalf of their party. The SGP professes the absolute authority of the Word of God [Read More...]

A Giant Cross in Dugger, Indiana Must Come Down (Fixed)

If you visited the town of Dugger, Indiana over the past two years, this is what you would have seen: That’s a 26-foot-tall cross on public property. Until recently, no one ever complained about it. But Americans United for Separation of Church and State sent the city a letter asking them to take it off [Read More...]

Well, If You’re Going to Whip It…

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Alexander Aan: Our Plea to the President, My Plea to You

I’ll begin with the lede: There is a critical petition launched by the Center for Inquiry on behalf of Alexander Aan, the jailed Indonesian atheist (I promise this won’t be the only thing I write about here, but this is very important). We want the White House to speak out on his behalf, but I [Read More...]


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