This Atheist Provides a Constant Rebuttal to Local Street Preachers

Ben McCanna, writing for The Forecaster, has a wonderful article about an atheist in Portland, Maine who offers a daily counterpoint to local street preachers:

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New Crime Drama Show Will Feature Episode About Murdered Founder of American Atheists

Investigation Discovery is the crime-porn channel that’s home to shows like Ice Cold Killers (about crimes in Alaska), Wives with Knives (about women who kill their partners), Blood Relatives (about people who kill relatives), and Southern Fried Homicide (take a wild guess).

Soon, it’ll premiere a series called Vanity Fair Confidential about crime scandals that were covered in the pages of the magazine.

Check out the focus of one of the first episodes:

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In Portland, Full-Page Newspaper Ad Challenges “Religious Extremists” Coming to “Recruit Our Public School Children”

If you turn the pages in the latest edition of the Portland (Oregon) alt-weekly Willamette Week, you’ll come across this full page ad:

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Christian Bigot Whines About How Independence Day Parades Included LGBT Groups and Their Supporters

The Illinois Family Institute’s Laurie Higgins, whose mind immediately turns to genitalia when the topic of homosexuality comes up, is furious that local Fourth of July parade organizers allowed LGBT supporters to walk in them:

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Why Evangelical Christians Ignore the Science Behind Birth Control

After the ruling on Hobby Lobby came down, the biggest question in the minds of those outside of the Christian Right may have been: Why is the science behind birth control irrelevant to the Christians involved in this case?

A quick Google search reveals that the objected-to forms of birth control don’t cause abortions, but the fearful visceral response from Hobby Lobby supporters was entirely driven by the idea that these contraceptives cause early abortions.

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