The Million-Dollar Abortion Crowdfunding Campaign Was a Giant Publicity Stunt

Remember the anonymous woman who said she would go ahead with her planned abortion unless pro-lifers raised $1 million (which she said would be put in a trust fund for the child)?

Turns out it was a hoax. A great big publicity stunt.



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Lawsuit Filed Against Brevard County (FL) After Officials Block Atheists from Giving Invocations

I posted much of this yesterday, but because of new developments today, I’m putting this right back up with the update.

Nearly a year ago, we learned that the Brevard County Commissioners in Florida (below) had limited their invocations to “faith-based” groups — and the Central Florida Freethought Community could only speak during the “Public Comments” portion of the evening.



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Sarah Jessica Parker is a Humanist… Maybe

In case you were lying awake at night wondering about what labels Sarah Jessica Parker uses to describe herself, you can go to bed now.

She’s a humanist (but not a feminist), she says in the August issue of Cosmopolitan:



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Lawsuit Against Florida City That Held Christian Prayer Vigil to Fight Crime Can Proceed, Says Judge

Last year, Chief Greg Graham of the Ocala Police Department in Florida posted an unusual letter to the department’s Facebook page. Co-signed by community development director for the Ocala/Marion County Family YMCA Narvella Haynes, the letter called for public prayer to help stop crime:



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In Tanzania, Where Albino Children Are Targeted by Witch Doctors, One School is Keeping Them Safe

In an overcrowded school in northern Tanzania, hundreds of albino children have found a safe haven from a culture that perceives them as demons or ghosts.



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