Atheists Protest Hartford City Council Prayers

When atheists protested a city council meeting in Hawaii earlier in the year, they came out on top — they were found “not guilty” of disorderly conduct in court. Maybe that’s the inspiration for another city council protest that took place in Hartford, Connecticut last night. Members of the Connecticut Valley Atheists plan to silently [Read More...]

Why Isn’t the IRS Going After James Meeks?

Rev. James T. Meeks, a pastor and Illinois State Senator, is running for mayor of Chicago — he has little chance of winning — and the Chicago Tribune ran a front-page story yesterday about how he’s just egging the IRS to go after him: Nearly every Sunday since announcing his bid for mayor, Meeks has [Read More...]

A Way To Stop Government Nativity Scenes?

Brookville, Indiana residents want to keep a nativity scene on government property. The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent a letter to Franklin County commissioners and the Brookville Town Council demanding the removal of the scene from the courthouse lawn. The group said that the display violates the First Amendment and said it had received a [Read More...]

Government Prayer Protesters Found Not Guilty in Hawaii

The latest battleground state in the church/state separation war is (surprisingly) Hawaii. On April 29th, 2010, Mitch Kahle of the Hawaii Citizens for the Separation of State and Church and Kevin Hughes protested an invocation prayer in the Hawaii State Legislature: When Senate President Colleen Hanabusa introduced a reverend to say the invocation, Mitch Kahle [Read More...]

Kentucky’s Governor Announces Expansion of Creation Museum

I don’t like that the Creation Museum in Kentucky is expanding, but it’s their money and they can do what they want with it. I do have a problem, however, with the official announcement being made alongside Governor Steve Beshear. Beshear’s participation in the announcement suggests state incentives for the project may be included. He [Read More...]


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