Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura Really Doesn’t Get It…

Here’s a politician who doesn’t get it… and keeps digging herself into a deeper hole. Yesterday, Republican Rhode Island State Senator Beth Moura tweeted an insult about Jessica Ahlquist, snidely calling her the ‘ACLU’s sweetheart’. That suggests to me that the ACLU manipulated Jessica into fighting this battle, a claim which is not at all [Read More…]

Sensible Voices Emerge in the Wake of the Cranston High School West Saga

This is a video you need to watch. Tuesday night, there was a board meeting for the Cranston School Committee. But instead of focusing on things like the budget, the meeting centered around the banner that Judge Ronald R. Lagueux ordered removed last week. You could point to a lot of ignorant people who spoke [Read More…]

Not a Fan of the Atheist Billboard Designs? Here’s Your Chance to Fix It

Yeah, we’ve heard the complaints before: “As a designer myself, I cringe at what I keep seeing coming from these atheist organizations.” “Ugh, seriously. Billboards don’t have to be graphically hideous to grab your attention.“ “All these examples look pretty low-rent to me.“ “All of these are tacky.” Well, the Mid Ohio Atheists are going [Read More…]

Forsyth County Pre-Meeting Prayers are Upheld as Unconstitutional

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners in North Carolina used to begin their meetings with a Christian prayer. Not just non-denominational any-god-will-do prayers, but overwhelmingly one-sided Christian prayers: The undisputed record shows that the prayers delivered at the outset of Board meetings from May 29, 2007 through December 15, 2008 referred to Jesus, Jesus Christ, [Read More…]

Religious Pluralism Event Canceled After Death Threat from Muslim Radical

A frightening thing happened Monday night at Queen Mary, University of London. The school’s Atheism, Secularism and Humanism Society planned an event which would have both religious and non-religious students discussing whether Sharia Law was damaging to human rights. As quickly as the event began, though, it had to come to an end: ‘Five minutes [Read More…]