Honoring Christopher Hitchens

Scott VanDenPlas, an atheist from Chicago, recently heard Christopher Hitchens say the following in an interview: “I’ve had an amazing number of letters from people, I still get them. Hand written ones to my house, as well as emails to my office in New York. Saying really, the nicest things, most of them… not all. [Read More…]

Is It OK for Christians to Censor the Bible?

When Christian author Rachel Held Evans heard about the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn controversy, she was upset because she loves the book so much. How dare people change the book by revising parts they don’t like?! And what about the House Republicans’ desire to read the Constitution aloud… but only after omitting that whole Three-Fifths [Read More…]

He Boiled for Your Sins

RAmen, everyone: (via Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster) [Read more…]

Atheists of Florida Kicked Out of Cape Coral City Council Meeting

A month ago, the Atheists of Florida were threatened by the Cape Coral City Council because they were wearing shirts that read, “One Nation, Indivisible”: This is what happened last time: During the mid-meeting break, Cape Coral Mayor, John Sullivan, and city manager, Gary King, reiterated their demands for members to replace or cover up [Read More…]

An Interview with a Former Quiverfull Parent

I’ve posted a number of things about the Quiverfull movement, most notably an interview with the author of a book on the subject, Kathryn Joyce. The Quiverfull movement believes in nonstop procreation as long as the married Christian couple can make it happen (e.g. The Duggars). They also believe in a patriarchy, very formal courtship, [Read More…]