A Few Reactions to the National Day of Prayer

Here’s a misleading headline for you, courtesy of Christianity Today: They’re referring to the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s case against the National Day of Prayer — last month, the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals said that FFRF lacked standing in the case, thus allowing the NDOP to proceed with government support and presidential proclamations. [Read More...]

David Barton’s Revisionist History

David Barton, the Christian conman who’s revising history to have a far more Christian slant to it than it deserves — and influencing several state history curriculums in the process — was on The Daily Show last night. The extended interview is now on their website. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs [Read More...]

North Carolina Atheists to Celebrate Day of Reason at State Capitol

The Triangle Freethought Society has big plans for the National Day of Reason on Thursday, May 5th. In response to the National Day of Prayer, the atheists will be on the grounds of the North Carolina Capitol Building in Raleigh from 11:45a – 1:15p. And they’re bringing speakers: Roy Speckhardt, Executive Director of the American [Read More...]

Florida Mayor Blames Atheists for World’s Problems

There’s never a bad time for politicians to say, “To hell with separation of church and state; I wanna rally my Christian base!” That’s why Texas Governor Rick Perry called for people to pray for rain last week. In Florida, Mayor Sonny Nobles of Live Oak took it one step further. He didn’t just wish [Read More...]

Religious Woman Sues Kansas for Trying To Save Her Life

Mary Stinemetz is dying of liver disease. There is a way she could live: Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital could perform a liver transplant. Medicaid will even foot the bill. But Stinemetz doesn’t want that… because she’s a Jehovah’s Witness and she think God will hate her if she gets a blood transfusion. [Read More...]