Oklahoma State Senator Josh Brecheen Wants Public Schools to Teach Creationism

For Christmas, I give you another church/state battle: Oklahoma State Senator Josh Brecheen wants to introduce a bill next year that will hamper the teaching of evolution: Senator Brecheen says children should be given all the facts when it comes to evolution. … The senator says he supports having creationism — the belief that God [Read More...]

Jesus Ultrasound Billboard

A group called Cincinnati Right to Life is putting up five billboards with the following images: That’s Fetus Jesus with a Halo. (Which is also a great band name.) This leads to a number of questions: When the mother gives birth, will the halo produce complications? Christmas does start with Christ. Thank you, Captain Obvious. [Read More...]

Pat Robertson on Marijuana

It’s newsworthy because it rarely happens: Pat Robertson said something reasonable. He was talking about America’s marijuana policy: “There’s something else we’ve got to recognize. We’re locking up people who take a couple of puffs of marijuana, and the next thing you know, they’ve got ten years. They’ve got mandatory sentences. These judges say, they [Read More...]

An Army Survey Biased Against Foxhole Atheists

Sgt. Justin Griffith recently took a test called the Soldier Fitness Tracker (SFT) that would test his competency in four areas: Emotional, Social, Family, and Spiritual. One of these things is not like the others… Why is Spiritual on that list? Who knows… Among the questions Justin had to answer on a scale of 1 [Read More...]

Do Christmas Trees Make You Feel Uncomfortable?

American Atheists’ president Dave Silverman was back on Fox News Channel yesterday — this time, alongside the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue — to talk about a study which claims that Christmas trees in the workplace make some people feel excluded. Somehow, Hitler gets worked into the argument at the end of the clip… Donohue’s suggests [Read More...]