Thousands Quit Mormon Church in Mass Resignation

What an incredible sight this must have been yesterday, when thousands of Mormons surrounded the LDS Church in Salt Lake City, Utah to submit their official resignation letters:

According to reports, there were more than 2,500 in attendance, with the majority announcing their plans to quit in the wake of the Church’s bigoted stance toward gay couples and their children:

[Read more…]

Paris Is About Life, Says Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist in Response to #PrayForParis Hashtag

Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Joann Sfar sketched this response to the #PrayForParis hashtag being used in the wake of the weekend’s massacre:



[Read more…]

Christian Cross in Texas Park Needs to Come Down, Says Atheist Group

This is the Christian cross you’ll see if you visit the Port Neches RiverFront Park in Texas.

It’s by itself. There are no other religious symbols in the area. And it’s been there for nearly five decades. But as we’ve said many times before on this site, time doesn’t cure something that shouldn’t have happened in the first place.

[Read more…]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reads Mean Tweets About His Opinions on Science Fiction Movies

Neil deGrasse Tyson is well-known, among other things, for tweeting about the science in science fiction movies. On a recent episode of Star Talk, he read some of the mean tweets people have written to him in response:



[Read more…]

Why is the Sign Outside a Texas Public Library Promoting Christianity?

Of all the things a public library should be advertising, Christianity isn’t on the list. But that’s what been going on in Odem, Texas, where the Odem Public Library has advertised two separate Christian events:



[Read more…]