An Invitation to Women in Secularism 3

For a couple of years now, the Center For Inquiry has been putting together a conference to discuss issues of importance to non-religious women. It’s the only secular conference you’ll find where all of the speakers are women — and they have some incredible ones this time around, too, including Katha Pollitt, Barbara Ehrenreich, Rebecca Goldstein, and Susan Jacoby.



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New York Pastor Honors the Legacy of Jesus With a Raffle for an AR-15

A pastor in Troy, New York perhaps took a cue from the Kentucky Baptist Convention when he decided that a great way to promote the Lord Jesus was to give away an AR-15 rifle. The flyer that the Rev. John Koletas has been distributing shows a picture of the fierce-looking firearm below a Biblical quote, from John 14:27, that reads “My peace I give unto you.”



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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Runs Full Page Ad in USA Today to Thank Partners — Including Atheists

This may not be exactly earth-shattering or groundbreaking, but after Foundation Beyond Belief teams raised more than a quarter-million dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through their Light the Night Walk, it was a pleasant surprise to see this full-page ad in USA Today earlier in the week (red box is mine):



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At Baptist Fundamentalist Conference in Kentucky, a White Pastor Just Performed in Blackface

This display of “comedy” at the National Young Fundamentalist Conference in Kentucky is cringe-inducing for two reasons.

One is that none of it is funny.

The other one is that — well, see for yourself.



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This Movie’s in the Wrong Section…

I have no idea how a “Family Video” rental store is still in business… but I do know that they’re not doing a very good job of categorizing movies.

Like this DVD of “Noah and the Great Ark.”



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