Christian Mayor Addresses Pennsylvania Atheist Conference

I still can’t believe Harrisburg Mayor Linda Thompson gave the opening remarks at the Pennsylvania State Atheist/Humanist Conference this weekend, but she made her way into the lions’ den and spoke to the crowd: Thompson said she was there acting as an ambassador to the city, encouraging the crowd to get out to see the [Read More...]

A Review of David Niose’s Nonbeliever Nation

This is a guest post by August Brunsman. He is the Executive Director of the Secular Student Alliance. *** Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans by David Niose sets about to accomplish four main goals: 1) define the existence of a demographic category of “Secular Americans,” 2) establish that the rise of the Religious [Read More...]

Tide for Mormons (with Latter-Day Scents)

Edward Current is in top form with this one: It’s 47% stronger than before! [Read more...]

Bill Donohue Responds To ‘Piss Christ’ 25 Years Late and in a Predictably Dumb Way

So Catholic League leader Bill Donohue is mad… again. He shouted his way through this video, regarding the American government’s reaction to The Innocence of Muslims. He starts off shouting about “Piss Christ,” a photographic depiction of a small crucifix submerged in artist Andres Serrano‘s urine: He continues shouting about how this is an award-winning piece [Read More...]

Kansas Church Will Have to Pay Taxes on State Senate Candidate’s Home

Remember Wichita City Council member and state Senate candidate Michael O’Donnell? He’s the guy who said he was living in and paying rent for a house owned by a church (where his father preaches). But the church, as a tax-exempt institution, wasn’t paying taxes on that property… something you’re only allowed to do if a [Read More...]


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