Catholic League: Acknowledging the Marriage of Two Gay Men is “Fake News”

The Catholic League’s Bill Donohue is angry about a lawsuit filed by a gay substitute teacher who was fired from his job at a Catholic high school after he announced his wedding plans. But rather than saying the man doesn’t have a case, Donohue insulted the very idea that the man was married.


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A High School Choir Will No Longer Sing at Italian Basilica for Easter Mass After Lawsuit Threat

It doesn’t matter how great your public high school music program is, the choir shouldn’t be performing at a religious service. And yet people are acting like some travesty has occurred now that a Massachusetts choir will not get to perform during Easter Sunday Mass at St. Anthony’s Basilica when they take a spring break trip to Italy and Croatia.


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FL Atheist Offers Invocation to City Commission, Urging Them to Use “Hard Data” in Decision-Making

Atheist activist Joseph Richardson delivered an invocation to the Winter Park City Commission last week. When you hear it, maybe you’ll wonder, as I did, why these things are so damn controversial.


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Captain Disillusion Shows (Again) How People Are Being Misled By the Makers of the Cicret Bracelet

The creators of the Cicret bracelet promised to display a working smartphone on your skin and raised more than $600,000 to do it. Captain Disillusion ordered one last year, while making a video showing us why the product was likely a hoax, and we finally have an update. Is the product as useless as we suspected?


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The Atheist Lobby’s Leader in Washington Reflects on His First Year in the Position

It was just over a year ago that Larry T. Decker, a self-described “unaffiliated Christian” at the time, became the new Executive Director for the Secular Coalition for America, a lobbying group representing atheists on Capitol Hill. I spoke with him about the organization, what he’s learned, and what lies ahead for atheists interested in having a seat at the table in politics.


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