Illinois Lawmakers To Give Millions in Taxpayer Money to Churches

The Illinois Constitution contains not-so-subtle wording that says we have a separation of church and state: ARTICLE X, SECTION 3. PUBLIC FUNDS FOR SECTARIAN PURPOSES FORBIDDEN — Neither the General Assembly nor any county, city, town, township, school district, or other public corporation, shall ever make any appropriation or pay from any public fund whatever, [Read More...]

Sam Harris Weighs in on Francis Collins

Monday’s edition of The New York Times features Sam Harris weighing in on the Francis Collins debate. The issue: Collins is a brilliant scientist/geneticist recently appointed to head the National Institutes of Health. Collins is also an evangelical Christian. Should we be concerned? Harris answers that last question with a definitive “Yes”: What follows are [Read More...]

LA Times Gets It Wrong Even When They Get It Right

The Los Angeles Times managed to get it both right and wrong with yesterday’s editorial. They were commenting on the Capitol Visitor Center and the potential engraving of “In God We Trust” inside of it. FFRF is suing to stop that from happening. So where does the editorial team stand on this? This is another [Read More...]

How Did Adam & Eve’s Kids Have Kids?

What happens when you put a Catholic priest, Father Jonathan Morris, on FOXNews and let people ask him religious questions? Entertainment. Puzzlement. Confusion. Were you expecting anything different? This is a great clip to watch He doesn’t know the answer… so he asks to use a lifeline. (It’s not like the Pope would know any [Read More...]

Canada Wins and Religious Bigot Loses Over Gay Marriage Case

Saskatchewan can teach religious Americans a lesson: Your religious beliefs are not an excuse for you to avoid doing your job. Marriage commissioner Orville Nichols was asked to perform a marriage for “M.J.” When he discovered that M.J.’s partner was the same sex, Nichols backed away, because he believes that “God hates homosexuality.” M.J. filed [Read More...]