New Policy in Town of Greece (NY) May Stop Atheists from Delivering Invocations

Last month, atheist Dan Courtney delivered an invocation at the Greece (New York) Town Board meeting, making him the first atheist to do so at the focal point of this spring’s Supreme Court ruling.

Remember: This is the town that had overwhelmingly Christian prayers (to Jesus Christ, no less, not a generic God) for several years before two residents stepped in and challenged them.

Even after that, the board only had a few token non-Christians give invocations before going right back to Christians all the time.

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Catholic Archdiocese: Don’t Support the ALSA with the Ice Bucket Challenge Since They Do Embryonic Stem Cell Research

There are plenty of good reasons not to participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge taking over your Facebook timeline — it’s annoying, it’s repetitious, just give the ALS the damn money and stop making a charade out of it — but leave it to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to find one of the worst reasons:



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The Pastafarians Are Invading. What Will Jesus Do?

In this episode of the animated webseries Hell Yeah!, Pastafarians invade Jesus’ territory and he has to pull together an army to push them back!

Lots of blasphemous silliness all around:



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Ballwin (Missouri) Aldermen May Put Up “In God We Trust” Displays on City-Owned Buildings

The Ballwin Board of Aldermen in Missouri are considering putting up “In God We Trust” displays on city-owned buildings everywhere… and the Holy Infant Knights of Columbus have already pledged $750 to make that happen.

But it’s totally not religious. I don’t know where you’d even get that idea.



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Ben Carson: Removing Bibles from Navy Hotel Rooms is the Same as Imposing Atheism on Everybody

Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who’s frequently touted as a Republican presidential candidate in 2016, has an article up at National Review about “Atheist Absurdities” and it features gems like this one:



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