Philly Rally Against the Boy Scouts

The city of Philadelphia no longer wants to give rent-free space to the local Boy Scouts of America chapter because they are a discriminatory organization — No gays or atheists are allowed to join the BSA. So the city wants the local BSA chapter to pay the $200,000 in annual rental fees from here on [Read More...]

North Dakota’s Christian Bike Ride

What’s with prayer being forced into public places all of a sudden? The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department runs the 500-mile Cycling Around North Dakota in Sakakawea Country (CANDISC) tour. One Minnesota man has a problem with it, though: Morgan Christian, 54, of St. Paul, rode the 500-mile CANDISC tour three consecutive years. He [Read More...]

Judges for God Lose Election

You know how judges are supposed to be impartial? It looks like a slate of candidates for San Diego Superior Court ran as “Judges for God”: Craig Candelore, Larry “Jake” Kincaid, Bill Trask and Harold J. Coleman Jr…. were backed by pastors, gun enthusiasts, and opponents of abortion and same-sex marriages. Say goodbye to fairness [Read More...]

Secular Student Alliance Represented at the White House Again!

A couple months ago, I was among the delegation from the Secular Student Alliance at a meeting with White House officials. A couple days ago, the SSA’s Executive Director August Brunsman was there again, this time to discuss interfaith service projects on college campuses. (Greg Epstein, Harvard’s Humanist Chaplain, was there as well.) “Our inclusion [Read More...]

Another Great Speech Against the Greensboro City Council Invocations

I’ve written a couple posts about Mayor Bill Knight of Greensboro, North Carolina and his decision to have prayers before city council meetings. Students from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Atheists/Agnostics/Skeptics have already spoken out against this absurd rule. Another group pushing for the mayor to reverse his decision is the Greensboro Atheists [Read More...]


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