Secular Coalition for America’s Lobby Day Approaching

The Secular Coalition for America is sponsoring a Lobby Day this April. With the schedule the way it is, it almost seems like a full-fledged conference. The event takes place April 24th-26th, they’re expecting to be addressed by two sitting members of Congress as well as a White House official, and the panels are focused on issues we can actually change through legislation (e.g. Science education, religion and taxes, etc).

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Help These Secular Grad Students Do Volunteer Work in the Appalachians

The Humanist Graduate Community at Harvard is heading on a trip to Kentucky during Spring Break to do some volunteer work and make the world a better place: [Read more...]

Stop Hurting Me, God

Finally, Pastor Joel Osteen has said something even atheists can get on board with:


God, you pain-inflicting bastard, you…

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Kentucky Bill Would Allow Discrimination Based on ‘Sincerely Held’ Religious Beliefs

Human rights groups in Kentucky are fighting a proposed bill that would allow people to sidestep anti-discrimination laws if they could justify their actions with “sincerely held religious beliefs.”

House Bill 279, sponsored by conservative Democrat Rep. Bob Damron and recently passed in the State Senate, would strengthen a person’s ability to “ignore state regulations or laws that contradict his or her ‘sincerely held’ religious beliefs.” Gay rights groups say this could legalize discrimination against LGBT people on the basis of certain religious beliefs that maintain homosexuality is wrong: [Read more...]

An Excellent 10-Minute Summary of History Channel’s ‘The Bible’

They need to play this in churches… [Read more...]


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