Despite Approving “In God We Trust” Plaque, Mobile County Commission Ignores Similar Requests by Atheists & Pagans

Yesterday, a group of Pagans, universalists, and atheists went to the Mobile County Commission (in Alabama) to request they put up displays reading things like “In Reason We Trust.” It was in response to a recent vote to put “In God We Trust” on a plaque in the city’s Administration Building.

So how did that go? Well, the people who spoke in support of the atheist display were perfectly reasonable:

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Christian-themed Park in Sioux City Now Getting $165,000 Boost from Iowan Taxpayers

Back in May, we learned that Shepherd’s Garden, a Christian-themed park being built in Sioux City, Iowa, was set to receive a $140,000 grant from the taxpayer-funded “Vision Iowa” program:

The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent the Vision Iowa group a letter detailing the constitutional violations that taxpayers would be on the hook for if the courts ruled against them:

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Secular Invocation Delivered in Largo, Florida: “Human Beings are the Solution to Human Problems”

Last night, Joe Reinhardt delivered a secular invocation at a meeting of the Largo City Commission (in Florida), making him the first atheist in the county to ever have that honor.

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25 Things That Don’t Disprove Evolution

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 25 things that don’t disprove evolution:

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Canceling the Kickstarter Project

After receiving a lot of negative feedback over the past 24 hours, I’ve decided to put a stop to the project. Even if I believe the concept behind the book is a valid one, the execution was poor and it upset a lot of good people. My apologies to anyone in that crowd.

To everyone who supported the project so far, I appreciate your understanding. I hope you’ll support whatever I decide to do next.

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