Candidates for Mayor of Toronto All Make Appeals to God

Who knew Toronto, Ontario was located in the Bible Belt? The four candidates running for mayor are all paying homage to a god and promising church groups a larger role in the government: Four of Toronto’s mayoral candidates have vowed to give faith-based groups a bigger role in city affairs, with Rocco Rossi proclaiming: “God [Read More...]

Mojave Cross Stolen

The Mojave cross at the center of the recent Salazar v. Buono Supreme Court decision has been stolen: The National Park Service confirmed that the seven-foot high symbol had been ripped down sometime on Sunday or Monday by thieves who cut through bolts attaching it to Sunrise Rock in the Mojave National Preserve. Park Service [Read More...]

Canada Has Church/State Issues, Too!

Members of Canada’s Parliament are sponsoring a National Prayer Breakfast this week. There’s a dinner tonight and a breakfast tomorrow. The purpose of the National Prayer Breakfast is to invite leaders to meet in the spirit of Jesus Christ in order to pray together. … The purpose of the Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast is to call [Read More...]

Australian Students Flock to Ethics Courses

There’s been a controversy in the Australian education system lately. A bit of reposting: Australian law mandates that students receive one hour of religious training per week. The Christians who run these services get tens of millions of dollars per year to make this happen. If you don’t attend these classes, you can just sit [Read More...]

You Can Soon Buy Liquor in Arizona on Sunday Mornings

Despite all the crazy laws Arizona’s governor Jan Brewer is putting into effect, she managed to get this one right. Taking effect at the end of July, you’ll be able to purchase liquor on Sundays. Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday signed legislation which wipes away the last vestige of special Arizona laws that regulate when [Read More...]