The city of Piedmont, Alabama has a Christmas parade on December 4, which is not really a big deal… but their theme could use a bit of work: The annual City of Piedmont Christmas parade will be at 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The lineup will start at the old National Guard Armory at 4 p.m. [Read More…]
Todd Starnes Claims a Library Banned His Book, Completely Ignoring All Their Other Books Written by Conservatives
Todd Starnes is furious that a small library in Alaska won’t accept a donation of his book. Shelf space is limited so they have to be selective and Starnes’ book didn’t receive many professional reviews (the usual bar for a book’s inclusion in many libraries).
Also, you know, no one wants to read Todd Starnes’ book.
Cherokee County (Texas) Officials Reject Humanist Display Outside Courthouse, but Say the Nativity Scene Can Stay
If you walk past the Cherokee County Courthouse in Texas, it might be hard to miss this Nativity scene they have up right now:
If that’s allowed, surely a Humanist display would be allowed, too, right?
Colorado Supreme Court Rules Against Atheists Suing the State Over Its “Day of Prayer” Proclamations
For years now, Colorado governors have been issuing proclamations in support of the Day of Prayer:
Several years ago, the Freedom From Religion Foundation (along with a few of their Colorado-based members) filed a lawsuit against the state in order to put a stop to that. They said the proclamations made them “feel like political outsiders” by endorsing religion, which also violated the state’s Constitution.
Last month, Michael Tate Reed Jr., a Christian who had been “diagnosed with Bipolar and… was off his medication,” drove a car into the Ten Commandments monument on the Oklahoma Capitol lawn. The monument had been a source of controversy for years, with the ACLU filing a lawsuit saying it constituted government endorsement of religion. [Read More…]