There’s An Openly Atheist President in Uruguay

In news that doesn’t seem to be getting a lot of American press, José Mujica, the President of Uruguay, made a reference to his own atheism this week when speaking about the ailing Hugo Chavez: Reader David Osorio was kind enough to translate: “I still have not been able to believe in God… if such [Read More...]

We Win! Federal Court Says Town Board’s Prayers Endorsed Christianity

Americans United for Separation of Church and State just scored a big victory. The town of Greece, New York has been opening board meetings with prayers since 1999 thanks to Town Supervisor John Auberger. Sure, they’ve allowed different members of the clergy to deliver the prayers… but virtually all of those clergy members were Christians. [Read More...]

Alabama Anti-Immigration Bill Stalls (For Now)

Alabama governor Robert Bentley has called for further discussion on a controversial anti-immigration bill widely regarded to be the country’s toughest. Yesterday, lawmakers in the state House of Representatives passed a revised version of the bill 68-37 just hours after it had passed the Senate. Needless to say, both the chambers are controlled by Republicans. [Read More...]

Is Obama’s Support of Gay Marriage an ‘Imposition’ of His Religion?

Same-sex marriage opponent Matthew J. Franck in Washington Post‘s On Faith section talks about Obama using his faith to justify his support of marriage equality, and almost — almost! — has a point: The mere fact that the president claims to have religious reasons — specifically Christian reasons — for supporting same-sex marriage has occasioned [Read More...]

Rush Limbaugh Inducted into Hall of Famous Missourians

Great news, Missourians! Rush Limbaugh has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. The best part about the news story is that Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley selected Limbaugh himself for this honor and actually kept the time of the ceremony under wraps so that he could try to avoid public backlash. Gee, it’s almost [Read More...]


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