Atheists Help the Homeless in Dallas/Fort Worth

I mentioned last week that there was now a Dallas/Ft. Worth chapter of Atheists Helping the Homeless (which started in Austin). Their first giveaway was this past weekend and it was a *huge* success. They had 23 volunteers and a large turnout from people who needed their help. Congratulations to LaDonna Davies and her crew [Read More…]

ACLU Defends High School Student’s Anti-Gay T-Shirt

On Friday, April 20th — the Day of Silence — Wolcott High School junior Seth Groody wore this image on the front of his shirt: That’s a rainbow with a slash through it… basically summing up Groody’s attitude toward homosexuality. The administrators at his school told him to change his shirt. He protested, saying he [Read More…]

Science Explains Why Our Brains May Be ‘Hardwired’ for God

Is the brain hardwired for God? Neuroscientists have found and measured chemical changes in the brain when a person is going through religious or spiritual experiences and keep coming back for more. It turns out religion makes us feel the same way we do when we meditate — the evolutionary explaination is these practices help us improve [Read More…]

Paycheck Fairness Act Blocked By Senate Republicans

A piece of legislation that would help protect women who sue over getting paid less than their male counterparts was blocked in the Senate today by the Republican party. In a world where women still make 77 cents to every man’s dollar, this piece of legislation would help close the wage gap that is still [Read More…]

Says Pastor: This is a Christian Nation and Atheists Should Move Out

Pastor John Hagee was feeling the Christian love this past Sunday. He was reflecting on the sacrifices our soldiers made on D-Day, which happened 68 years ago tomorrow, when he thought it was a perfect moment to call out the atheists. They’re saying that the 10 Commandments have been taken out of the courtrooms and out of the schoolhouses [Read More…]