Anonymous Woman Sues City Over Prayers, but Judge Won’t Proceed Unless She Reveals Her Identity

The Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors in Virginia has a nasty habit of beginning meetings with prayers explicitly referencing Jesus Christ. (That’s even worse than the typical non-denominational prayers local government officials often get away with…) So one local resident filed a lawsuit against the city with the help of the ACLU. The city tried [Read More...]

Who Knew Mitt Romney Had a Skeptical, ex-Mormon Second Cousin?

Park Romney is Mitt Romney‘s second cousin. They’re not close (Mitt claims not to know Park, which is entirely possible when you come from freakishly large families), but what’s really interesting is that Park is an ex-Mormon: Mitt Romney’s religion, Mormonism, which is my former religion, having been a Mormon High Priest, like Mitt still [Read More...]

Do You Believe in Secular America?

I don’t know who Jared Scheib is, but if the simple-yet-powerful video below is any indication, can we get him to design all of our billboards, too? That’s one of the seven videos selected by the Richard Dawkins Foundation as a finalist in their “Ten Point Vision of a Secular America” contest. Winner gets two [Read More...]

Politicians Need the Money More

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State Congressperson Debates Dan Barker on ‘Year of the Bible’ Resolution

Pennsylvania State Rep. Rick Saccone recently introduced House Resolution 535, declaring 2012 the “Year of the Bible” in the state. Recently, Ernest Perce had Saccone on his show, “The Atheist’s Perspective on News and Events.” He also brought on FFRF’s Dan Barker You *know* that debate was all sorts of heated… I haven’t had a [Read More...]