GOP Solidifies Its Position As An Anti-Science Party

If you’re like me, when you hear that some American politician has said something denoting incredible ignorance or hostility toward science, you barely glance at the letter after their name. With few exceptions, it’s a fairly safe bet that it will be an “R.” [Read more...]

io9 Profiles Teen Atheist and Science Advocate Zack Kopplin

My friend Zack Kopplin, who has led the charge against the teaching of Creationism in Louisiana ever since he was in high school, is the subject of a glowing profile at io9: [Read more...]

The Solution To Rising STD Rates? Stop Using Condoms, Says Catholic Group

When you tell people that condoms won’t work, you don’t make them more likely to stay virgins until holy matrimony. You make them less likely to use condoms while having sex, making them more likely to get the STDs you claim to want to prevent. [Read more...]

Virginia State Senator’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Allow Students to Opt Out of Learning About Evolution

It turns out the amendment would allow Christian invocations during government meetings.

It could also theoretically allow students to opt out of learning about evolution if it contradicted their religious beliefs. [Read more...]

Vancouver Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Gregor Robertson, the mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, just issued a proclamation declaring February 12th, 2013 International Darwin Day: [Read more...]


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