Freethinkers in the Civil Rights Movement Event in Chicago

Kimberly Veal, executive director of the Black Nonbelievers of Chicago, will be speaking on Thursday, January 24th, about another side of the story: The Role of Freethinkers and Freethought in the Civil Rights Movement. [Read more...]

Christian Right Leader: ObamaCare Leads to a ‘Hitler-Kind of Killing Machine’

We already know the government gave $542,400,000 in funding to Planned Parenthood last year. That money paid for cancer screenings, STD/STI tests, contraception… and not abortions (since those are not funded by the government).

Liberty Counsel founder and Religious Right spokesbigot Mat Staver not only ignores that reality entirely, he’s making the claim that Obama (and Congress and liberals and everyone else, pretty much) is just like… well… take a look (beginning at the 7:00 mark):

You can also read it for yourself: [Read more...]

Darwin Day Resolution Introduced in Congress

Yesterday, Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ) submitted a resolution “[e]xpressing support for designation of February 12, 2013, as Darwin Day and recognizing the importance of science in the betterment of humanity.” [Read more...]

Christian Music Venue Fires Employee For Pro-Gay Rights Shirt

Wes Breedwell, a seven-year employee of a Nashville music venue and Christian youth facility called Rocketown, was fired from his job this week for wearing a pro-gay t-shirt. [Read more...]

New York Times Blog Asks: Can Atheism Replace Religion?

The New York Times “Room for Debate” blog is tackling the question “Is Atheism a Religion?” (More specifically: “Can atheism replace religion? Is it a religion?”)

Here’s a sampling of the responses: [Read more...]