Even With Catholic Charities Out of the Picture, Illinois Foster Children Are Doing Just Fine

After Illinois began allowing civil unions last year, the Catholic Charities groups in the state were worried that they would have to put children in the homes of gay or lesbian couples (oh, the horror!). Since they received taxpayer money for their work, they had no right to discriminate. So instead of doing the right thing for the children, they opted to shut down altogether. [Read more...]

Mormon Feminists are Voting for Obama

Yes, you read that headline correctly! Mormon feminists exist and they think that Mr. Romnesia, a Mormon himself, is bad for the nation’s future. According to Reuters: Aimee Hickman, co-editor of the Mormon feminist magazine Exponent II, said Romney’s remarks in which he said he looked at “binders full of women” while searching for staff [Read More...]

New Atheist Billboard: ‘Shame on Mormonism’

The final Presidential debate takes place later tonight in Boca Raton, Florida and there’s a new billboard awaiting Mitt Romney and his entourage: [Read more...]

A Successful Rally Outside the Texas State Capitol

At the Texas Freethought Convention this weekend, there was a rally outside the Capitol building built on the theme of inclusion — in politics, in the workplace, in families, etc.

It wasn’t a bad crowd either, with 450 attendees. Enough to scare off most passers-by, I assume :) [Read more...]

Cenk Uygur on Truth in Media and Atheist Missionaries

At the American Humanist Association’s 71st annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 8th, 2012, The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur received the Humanist Media Award. The following excerpts are from his acceptance speech: [Read more...]


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