Atheists Sue Florida County Over Ten Commandments Monument Outside Courthouse

In February of 2014, I posted about how the Williston Atheists (in Florida) wanted to erect a pro-atheist monument outside the Levy County Courthouse where there was already a Ten Commandments monument (on the right in the image below):

The atheist group was modeling its efforts after what American Atheists did outside the Bradford County Courthouse in northern Florida where they installed a bench with atheist quotations to counter a Christian monument nearby:

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California Assembly Passes Tough Vaccine Law, Banning Exemptions on Basis of Belief

California lawmakers deserve a lot of credit for what they did yesterday, with the State Assembly passing SB 277, a law that finally ends vaccine exemptions for reasons of conscience or religious belief:



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A Wonderful Message from the Son of a Notorious Anti-Gay Christian

Perhaps no one summarized today’s historic decision more poignantly than our friend Nate Phelps, son of Westboro Baptist Church’s late founder Fred Phelps, who left that place a long time ago:



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A Sampling of Conservatives’ Responses to the Supreme Court’s Marriage Equality Ruling

The Supreme Court has spoken in defense of love. In a 5-4 ruling today, they proclaimed that the Fourteenth Amendment guaranteed equal access to marriage for all, including same-sex couples.

Predictably, conservatives are losing their minds over the decision.

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To the Once-More-Pregnant Bristol Palin, from a Fellow Single Mother

Bristol! You’re pregnant! Again! Without a ring! Again!

I still remember the first time you broke such news. Your mom was running for Vice President on a platform that strongly advocated for abstinence-only sex education, and there you were: her supposedly abstinent teen daughter, knocked up. It turned you into the butt of a seemingly endless parade of jokes, and as a brand new unwed mom myself at the time, I’d never been so grateful to be a bit of a nobody.

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