Shocker: Sean Hannity Gets It Wrong

I was there. Sean Hannity wasn’t. So why is he acting like he knows what happened at the Secular Coalition for America’s briefing with Obama Administration officials? Hannity: The Obama administration earlier today rolled out the red carpet for a coalition of atheist groups. Now, among the individuals in attendance was Michael Newdow. That’s the [Read More...]

Surviving the Faith-based Medical Neglect of My Childhood: An Ex-Christian Scientist’s Story

I mentioned earlier that during the Secular Coalition for America’s briefing with White House officials, Liz Heywood, one of the speakers from our side, was unable to make it because of the weather. As a child, Liz’s Christian Scientist parents saw that she had a bone infection. Instead of getting her the medical help she [Read More...]

Update: The Secular Coalition for America’s Briefing with the Obama Administration

I’m back from the briefing. Here is some of what all went down. After meeting in the Secular Coalition for America‘s offices in DC, we made the trek to the EEOB, where the policy briefing would take place: Some of the nearly-60 attendees included American Atheists National Spokesperson Dave Silverman and Matt LaClair and Catherine [Read More...]

The Secular Coalition for America’s Briefing with the Obama Administration

Occasionally, certain groups will get briefed by the White House on issues relating to their interests. This happens for environmental groups, health groups, and even religious groups. But never an atheist group… until tomorrow. Friday morning, surrounded by representatives from various national atheist organizations as part of the Secular Coalition for America, we will be [Read More...]

Agnostic Wants Church Pews Out of the Courtroom

Here’s a great example of where I don’t want to go after religious people, but they’re doing just enough to push me away from them. Agnostic Carrol Roberson was in court on a disorderly conduct charge when he noticed that the pews in the Southaven, Mississippi courtroom had crosses on them. This made him upset. [Read More...]