Louisiana High School Allows Students to Pray Over Loudspeaker at Football Games

At Iota High School in Louisiana, students and parents and athletes and local residents have no idea what the law is when it comes to prayer at football games.

The law is simple: The school cannot sponsor prayer. Neither can anyone representing the school.

Last month, however, a priest gave an invocation before a football game and no one said anything about it. That’s illegal and Superintendent John Bourque knew it, which is why he later urged everyone to let student volunteers lead the prayers instead: [Read more…]

Atheist Plans to Run Marathon to Raise Money for Hurricane Victims

Before the New York City Marathon was cancelled, Julia Burke, a contributor to the website Atheist Hobos, knew she couldn’t run it in good conscience: [Read more…]

Atheists Not Welcome in the Indianapolis Colts Locker Room, Says Coach

When you merge the worlds of football and religion, the intersection of that Venn Diagram is Tim Tebow and whatever those cheerleaders are doing in Texas.

But that’s it, right? When it comes to the NFL, anyway, you would think skill is all that matters.

So you might be surprised to hear the interim head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, Bruce Arians, say this regarding the kind of player his general manager wants to bring onto the team:

“A high quality person who has passion for football and cares about faith, family and football.”

[Read more…]

Liberty Institute Exaggerates Their Win in a Court Case Regarding Kountze Cheerleaders

The Christian group Liberty Institute put out a press release yesterday that shows just how desperate they are to give off the impression that they’re winning. [Read more…]

Sounds Like Humanism: Chris Kluwe

More from the American Humanist Association‘s Sounds Like Humanism campaign here and here. [Read more…]


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