Earlier today, I mentioned that a Christian group in Santa Monica, California wanted a judge to give them special treatment so they could put up a Nativity Scene in a public park. The lawsuit was filed after atheists decided they wanted (and received) equal access to the park to put up their own signs.
Judge Rules Against Christian Group in Santa Monica; They Cannot Put Up a Nativity Scene on Public Property
Last year in Santa Monica, California, a lot of people entered a lottery to determine who would get to put up holiday displays in the 21 lots in Palisades Park. As it turned out, a lot of the applicants were atheists. When all was said and done, they won 18 of the 21 spaces. Christians won 2 of the remaining spots and a Jewish person won 1.
These are some of the signs the atheists put up: [Read more…]
FOX News Channel pundit Bill O’Reilly is super good at refusing to look reality in its beady little eyes. We all know about his famous misunderstanding of how tides work, as it resulted in some delightful memes. The man has become a caricature of a caricature of himself.
And I’m sorry to break any readers’ hearts around here, but he isn’t exactly the biggest fan of us atheists. [Read more…]
Last year, Henderson County officials (in Texas) put a nativity scene on the courthouse lawn.
Believing that to be unconstitutional, the Freedom From Religion Foundation requested that one of their displays join the nativity scene — or county officials could remove the Nativity Scene altogether. There was a huge rally in which about 5,000 local Christians showed up in support of Jesus because he was apparently under attack from those damned atheists: [Read more…]