Texas “Experts” Suggest Pro-Christian History Curriculum

We already know conservative Christians are attacking Science curriculums across the country. Now they’re trying to revise History classes? Oh. It’s Texas. I get it now. Two of the three reviewers proposing pro-Christian revisionist history are: David Barton, founder of WallBuilders, a group that promotes America’s Christian heritage Rev. Peter Marshall, who preaches that Watergate, [Read More...]

The Empty Red Envelope Conspiracy Theory

Earlier this year, several pro-life individuals participated in a project called the Red Envelope Campaign in which they sent an empty, red envelope to President Obama at the White House. There was a message on the back saying that the envelope represented an aborted baby. This was supposed to get Obama to change his policies. [Read More...]

FFRF Sues Over “In God We Trust” at Capitol Visitor Center

We already know the top two atheists are suing over the fiasco at the Capitol Visitor Center. Here’s the case in a nutshell: Last week, the House and the Senate passed resolutions directing the Architect of the Capitol to engrave “In God We Trust” and the Pledge of Allegiance in prominent places in the Capitol [Read More...]

A U.S. Senator Should Know Better

This post is by Jesse Galef, who works for the Secular Coalition for America.  He also blogs at Rant & Reason … I’ve been watching the confirmation hearing for Justice Sonia Sotomayor.  It’s of particular interest to the Secular Coalition because she’ll be replacing Justice David Souter, who was one of the staunchest defenders of [Read More...]

The Blaspheming Begins

Now that Ireland has passed blasphemy laws, individuals and groups are ready to challenge it. Ian O’Doherty wrote this in The Irish Independent: So, we’re now officially the most religiously deranged country in the civilised world. Now that blasphemous libel has been introduced to the statue books, it will be a crime to have a [Read More...]