Anti-Gay Evangelical Group Gets Public Funding for Work in Uganda

An Ontario-based evangelical group that describes homosexuality as a “perversion” has received funding from the government of Canada to complete a series of projects in Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal and may soon be punishable by death. [Read more...]

Congressman Rush Holt Recognizes Darwin Day in the House of Representatives

Earlier today, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) introduced H.Res. 41 on the floor of the House, expressing his support for the recognition of February 12th as Darwin Day:

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Oklahoma House of Representatives to Consider Repealing Blasphemy Law

In 1909, Oklahoma enacted a law prohibiting blasphemy, and it stands to this day. But if a new bill from Republican State Representative Randy Grau is passed and signed, that law will be thrown into the dustbin of history. [Read more...]

Darwin Day Proclamation on the Agenda Tonight in Asheville, North Carolina

At the meeting of the Asheville, North Carolina city council meeting later tonight, non-theistic council member (and recent Congressional candidate) Cecil Bothwell will introduce a Darwin Day resolution: [Read more...]

The Pope Pulls Out

For the first time in more than 600 years, a Pope is retiring before death.

Who knew the big story coming out of the Vatican today would involve old age?! [Read more...]