Scenes from the Protest on Behalf of the Teenager Who “Violated” a Statue of Jesus

Over the weekend, American Atheists, the Pennsylvania Nonbelievers, and Truth Wins Out held a protest in Bedford County, Pennsylvania in defense of the teenager facing up to two years in prison on a desecration charge for taking a picture of a local Jesus statue giving him a mock-blowjob:

So what did the protest look like? A few pictures are below, but the video is more revealing. (An argument breaks out at the 8:00 mark and the arguments get more confrontation over the next several minutes.)

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Atheism: Just a Phase?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses the problem with saying atheism is “just a phase”:

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Church/State Separation Advocate Mikey Weinstein Speaks at Fundamentalist Christian College

On Friday, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation‘s Mikey Weinstein (below, right) sat down for an interview with WORLD Magazine editor-in-chief Dr. Marvin Olasky at Patrick Henry College. That’s one of the most vocal fighters for separation of church and state speaking at one of the most fundamentalist Christian schools in the nation.

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We’re Looking for More Volunteers to Help Track Anti-Church/State Separation Legislation Across the Country

Last month, I put out a call for people who might help me track legislation that threatens to erode the wall between church and state, whether it’s making the Bible the official State Book or altering science curriculums so that public schools teach Creationism alongside evolution. I received an incredible number of responses — and [Read More...]

This Public School District Was Taken Over by Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Men and Then All Hell Broke Loose

I’m late to this one, but I finally had the chance to listen to a recent episode of This American Life which documents the true story of how a group of ultra-orthodox Jews took over a public school district in East Ramapo, New York.

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