Memo to Mississippi: You Can’t Have School-Sponsored Prayers at Football Games

For many Christians, it’s not enough that they can pray silently to themselves before a big game. It’s not even enough that they can pray out loud while they’re sitting in the bleachers. They won’t rest until their Christian prayers are recited over the intercom system so the whole stadium can hear them. And that’s [Read More...]


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This Will Go Over Well with Tim Tebow’s Christian Fan Club

From GQ‘s September cover story on Tim Tebow: (via Christian Nightmares) [Read more...]


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Seen in St. Paul Tonight

The game featuring the Mr. Paul Aints minor league baseball team took place tonight. At the moment, they’re losing 2-0… so, um, say your prayers! American Atheists’ Dave Silverman threw out the first pitch. From what I hear, the ball *almost* made it to the plate. Guess he should stick to his day job [Read more...]


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Saudi Arabian Olympian Will Have to Compete Without Her Hijab: Is That Religious Discrimination?

Guys.  I have the Olympic Fever.  I love the Olympics, and am thrilled that this is the first Olympics where every participating country is sending at least one female athlete! Notably, Saudi Arabia has sent two women: Sarah Attar, a 19-year old woman who has spent much of her life living and training in San Diego, CA [Read More...]


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If the NCAA Penalized the Catholic Church…

Earlier today, the NCAA issued penalties against Penn State University… what caught my eye was this comment: Instead, [NCAA president Mark] Emmert and NCAA executive committee chairman Dr. Edward J. Ray called for an immediate end to hero worship, the kind that led men in positions of authority to step out of Paterno’s way and [Read More...]


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