Virginia Senate Approves Bill Allowing College Groups to Discriminate Based On Religious Beliefs

The Virginia state Senate this week approved a bill that would allow student groups at publicly funded colleges and universities to discriminate against members whose religious beliefs don’t align with those of the group. [Read more...]

Megan Phelps-Roper Has Left the Westboro Baptist Church

You all know Nate Phelps — the atheist son of Fred Phelps who has nothing to do with the Westboro Baptist Church and has publicly spoken out against them.

Now, it appears that another two Phelps have followed suit and Jeff Chu has the story of one of them: [Read more...]

An Anthem for Atheists

David Beadle, the Secular Human, has just released a song called “Humanists Agnostics and Atheists” — definitely a unique sound (and I mean that in a good way) and great lyrics. Check it out! [Read more...]

Who Still Thinks the Church Has Any Moral Credibility?

Now that a Catholic group has argued in court that a fetus isn’t a person — a belief that contradicts their own stated beliefs but could help them win a lawsuit — we get another chance to see Catholic hypocrisy in action.

Yesterday, the New York TimesFrank Bruni weighed in on the “convenient morality” of the Church: [Read more...]

Chair of Texas Board of Education Wants Science Textbooks to Teach ‘Another Side’ to Evolution

Barbara Cargill, the chair of the State Board of Education in Texas, recently spoke in front of the state’s Senate Committee on Education to complain about CSCOPE, an online curriculum management system.

Her main gripe?

It only teaches one side of the evolution “debate”: [Read more...]


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