Rowlett City Council in Texas Refuses to Let Atheists Deliver Invocation. Cue the Lawsuit in 5… 4… 3…

In 2010, the Rowlett City Council in Texas changed their prayer policy. They used to have Christian prayers, then the Freedom From Religion Foundation warned them of the repercussions of doing that, so the council opted to go with non-sectarian prayers.

As it turned out, though, since the town is predominantly Christian, those non-sectarian prayers turned out to be almost all Christian prayers, anyway.

Local atheists called them out on it last year:



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Supreme Court Gives Christian College an Easier Way to Get Out of Providing Emergency Contraception

Remember when we thought the Supreme Court had only allowed an exception to the contraception mandate to closely-held businesses? They were just kidding about that. Wheaton College, an evangelical Christian school in Illinois, already had the ability to avoid offering emergency contraception to employees and students. All they had to do was fill out a [Read More…]

Pseudohistorian David Barton: Senator Harry Reid is an “Atheist Mormon”

We’re all wondering when another member of Congress will follow Pete Stark‘s lead and admit to not believing in God, but who knew there was one right under our noses?

That’s what Christian pseudohistorian David Barton claimed today on his “WallBuilders Live” radio show. He was talking about Mormon Senator Harry Reid‘s support of a bill that would let states regulate the amount of money raised and spent during elections:



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Nigerian Man Put in Mental Hospital for Being an Atheist Finally Released, but Now Faces Death Threats

Mubarak Bala is the Nigerian atheist who was being held in a mental hospital for the “crime” of being an atheist:

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="550"]Mubarak Bala, taking a hospital selfie with a smuggled smartphone[/caption]

You’ll be happy to know that he’s finally been released… but things haven’t gotten any better.

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Colorado Restaurant Has Waitresses Carrying Guns and “Jesus All Over the Place”

If right-wingers were to make a more Second Amendment-y version of a Hooters restaurant, what would it look like?

Guns? Of course. Gotta have those.

Alcohol? Let’s avoid that… for obvious reasons.

Attractive (yet covered-up) waitresses? Check.

Jesus? Somehow, yes.

Based in a town named Rifle? How could anyone resist.

That’s the premise behind Shooters Grill in Rifle, Colorado:



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