For more than a decade now, the members of the Irvine City Council (in California) have started meetings by doing what they were elected to do: The work of the residents.
After 12 Years of Getting Right Down to Business, City Council Will Bring Back Religious Invocations
It’s amazing that a campus atheist group can organize one of the best free freethought conferences around. It’s even more amazing when they have the leadership, motivation, and support from the school to do it all again.
The Atheists, Humanists, and Agnostics at UW-Madison are hosting Freethought Festival 2 from March 8th-10th and, if you’re able to, you’ll want to attend this. Lots of great speakers over the course of the weekend.
Boyle County, Kentucky used to be one of those places where an Christian invocation was delivered at public meetings. That came to a stop after resident Ricky Smith spoke out against it. Now, the county has a moment of silence instead. [Read more...]
Just when you thought a Boy Scout troop had come to its senses and stopped discriminating against gay people, it reverted back to its discriminatory ways. [Read more...]