Texans for Truthful Textbooks Rally

American Atheists is sponsoring a rally to be held on the steps of the Texas Capitol building next Sunday, May 16th. The purpose is to fight back against the revisionist history being proposed by the conservatives on the state’s Board of Education. The “Texans for Truthful Textbooks” rally is organized to protest the Texas Board [Read More...]

No, You Can’t Have a Formal Prayer Before the Meal

Senior citizens at the Ed Young Senior Citizens Center near Savannah, Georgia receive reduced-price meals partly paid for with federal money. Because of that, they’re being told they can’t pray before meals: … Senior Citizens Inc. officials said Friday the meals they are contracted by the city to provide to Ed Young visitors are mostly [Read More...]

Alabama Gubernatorial Candidate Attacked for Supporting Science

Bradley Byrne is a former Democrat, current Republican, running to become Governor of Alabama. His background includes degrees from Duke and the University of Alabama — he even served as Chancellor of Alabama’s community colleges — so you would think he has a decent head on his shoulders. He’s currently the subject of a rather [Read More...]

It’s Just a Muhammad Drawing. Relax.

Lars Vilks is a Swedish artist who was at the center of controversy in 2007 because he drew the Islamic prophet Muhammad with a dog’s body. Yeah… I’m not impressed by it even as a work of art. But it still managed to piss off Muslims. Vilks said a couple months ago that he “had [Read More...]

Candidates for Mayor of Toronto All Make Appeals to God

Who knew Toronto, Ontario was located in the Bible Belt? The four candidates running for mayor are all paying homage to a god and promising church groups a larger role in the government: Four of Toronto’s mayoral candidates have vowed to give faith-based groups a bigger role in city affairs, with Rocco Rossi proclaiming: “God [Read More...]