ISIS Has a Serious Recruiting Problem

The Onion‘s got the scoop:

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Despite Stopping Government-Sponsored Prayer Breakfasts, This Atheist Has Only Received Positive Feedback

Last week, I posted about how atheist Carole Beaton and her attorney Peter Martin had filed a lawsuit against the city of Eureka, California in 2013 because Mayor Frank Jager (below) had been promoting prayer breakfasts using city resources.

The trial was supposed to take place later this month, but both sides recently settled the case out of court, with the city agreeing never to promote the breakfasts and paying Beaton $16,500 for attorney’s fees.

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Lucas Oil Millionaire Posts Rant on Facebook Against Atheists and Muslims “Running Our Country”

Charlotte Atkins Lucas and Forrest Lucas are the multi-millionaire founders of Lucas Oil, the company that owns naming rights to the stadium in which the Indianapolis Colts play.

Yesterday, Charlotte Lucas posted this rant on her Facebook page:

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New Study Shows Atheists Are More Prolific on Twitter Than Any Religious Group

According to new research published on, atheists are more prolific on Twitter than any major religious group:

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Young Cancer Patient Who Used Faith-Based Treatment Instead of Life-Saving Chemotherapy Has Suffered a Relapse

Several months ago, I posted about Makayla Sault (below), an 11-year-old with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. The disease is treatable with two years of tough chemotherapy and has a nearly 90% survival rate… but Makayla no longer wanted to continue the chemo and her Ojibwe/First Nations parents were more than happy to oblige, seeking out useless faith-based treatments instead.

The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) of Brant met with Makayla’s family at the time to make a final decision on her treatment. I was hopeful they wouldn’t let her parents effectively put her life in jeopardy… but that’s exactly what they did:

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