Ron Brown Would Rather You Weren’t Gay in His Locker Room, Thanks

In an extremely thorough and thoughtful blog entry at the Huffington Post (seriously, I encourage you to go read the whole thing), Outsports.com co-founder Cyd Zeigler is calling for Ron Brown, assistant football coach at the University of Nebraska, to be fired. Brown is a Christian, and one who goes well out of his way to [Read More...]

Oklahoma Adopts Godly State Motto

Oklahoma didn’t have an official state motto before… but Rep. Danny Morgan is about to change that. His legislation — House Concurrent Resolution 1024 — will soon make the new motto: “Oklahoma — In God We Trust”: WHEREAS, while the words “In God We Trust” were added to United States coins in 1864, it was [Read More...]

FFRF Sues Over ‘Year of the Bible’ Resolution

In response to Pennsylvania legislators declaring 2012 the “Year of the Bible,” FFRF is filing a federal lawsuit (PDF) against state officials… … and they’re doing it with a record number of plaintiffs: The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. FFRF names as defendants State Rep. Rick [Read More...]

Carroll County, Maryland Employees ‘Urged’ to Attend Religious Training

The board of Carroll County, Maryland, has created a very ironic situation. County employees have been “urged” to attend a training course centered on the Maryland Constitution. Legally, they’re doing fine to this point. The irony comes from who is presenting the course: The Institute on the Constitution. They champion what it calls the “American [Read More...]

Atheism Episode of Up with Chris Hayes Now Online

In case, like me, you didn’t get a chance to see the episode this morning, here it is! Links to the specific segments are below: Coalescing the atheist political movement. Atheists, God and the GOP. Atheism in the public sphere. How does God fit in with global warming? Pastor comes out as a non-believer. As [Read More...]


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