Children Speak Out Against Michigan’s ‘Religious License to Bully’ Law

Michigan state senator (and Democrat) Gretchen Whitmer has already spoken out against her Republican colleagues’ changes to anti-bullying legislation which would allow exemptions for people with “sincerely held religious belief or moral conviction.” The legislation is now in the House, where it will hopefully be corrected. In the meantime, Whitmer is featured in a new [Read More...]

The Texas DMV Is Set to Vote on a License Plate with Crosses to Support Proselytizing

The board of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles did something right this week when they rejected a proposed specialty license plate that would’ve featured a confederate flag: But listed at the very end of this article in the Austin American-Statesman is a paragraph about another proposed license plate going up for a vote next [Read More...]

Australian City Council Says No to Prayer Before Meetings

Waverley is a suburb of Sydney in Australia, and the Waverly Council just did something you’ll never see in an American city. They nixed the Serenity Prayer said before each city council meeting and their explanation makes complete sense: [Waverley Mayor, Cr John Wakefield] wants Waverley councillors to focus on good governance and ethical behaviour [Read More...]

A Petition for the White House to Take the Petitions Seriously

After the pathetic response atheists got to the White House petition to remove “Under God” from Pledge of Allegiance, you have to ask yourself, “Why even bother?” If you feel the same way, I’ve got a new petition for you: WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO: Actually take these petitions seriously instead of just using [Read More...]

Personhood Ballot Measure Rejected in Mississippi

Hallelujah… Via Joe. My. God. who adds: This is a HUGE loss for the Family Research Council, which lobbied fiercely to essentially outlaw abortion in Mississippi. The bill, as written, would have also outlawed some methods of birth control. [Read more...]