Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Resolution Celebrating “National Day of Reason”

Last year, Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) issued a public statement in support of the National Day of Reason:



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“Reason Station” Opens Up in Warren (Michigan) City Hall

If you’re unfamiliar with the Reason Station saga, I urge you to read this.

To summarize, the Warren (Michigan) city hall has been home to a Prayer Station (a kiosk of sorts with pamphlets about God, manned by Christians eager to proselytize) since 2009.



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North Carolina County Will Consider Adding “In Reason We Trust” Sign to Courthouse

Last month, the Stokes County Board of Commissioners (in North Carolina) voted unanimously to put the words “In God We Trust” in the County Courthouse. While this is obviously a promotion of religion, legal arguments against it across the country have failed because advocates always argue “But it’s our motto!” and get away with it.

But resident Steven Hewett (below) is now trying to use the same script to advance his own slogan:



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Creationist Propaganda Film Received Nearly $500,000 in Funding from Australian Taxpayers

Darwin: the Voyage that Shook the World is a 2009 film produced by Creation Ministries International. It deceptively interviewed professors under false pretenses, not telling them it was being produced by a Creationist group. It only made an estimated $116,000.

And it cost the Australian taxpayers $500,000.

That’s according to an article in The Australian:



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British Politician Nick Clegg: Stop Calling Me an Atheist

More than seven years ago, the newly-elected leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, told a radio host that he was an atheist:

During a round of media broadcasts on the morning after his election to the post, he was asked by one interviewer: “Do you believe in God?”

“No,” Mr Clegg answered simply, during an appearance on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Wow. Very straight-forward for a politician. I love it!

But Clegg quickly clarified that his wife was Roman Catholic and their kids would be raised in that faith. *So, you know, don’t hate him for being godless.)

In 2010, Clegg became Deputy Prime Minister, a position he holds to this day, and a position he will likely have after the May 7 elections, since whichever party wins the most seats will still need his party’s support to form a coalition government.

And wouldn’t you know it, with elections coming soon, Clegg is playing down that whole “atheist” thing:

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