More Christian Overreactions (and Sensible Responses) to the Louie Giglio Debacle

In the aftermath of Pastor Louie Giglio withdrawing the offer to deliver the benediction prayer at President Obama‘s inauguration, a lot of Christians online have weighed in on whether he was pushed out or dropped out and what that says about how Christians are treated in America. Along the way, they’re giving nominal Christians even more reasons to get the hell out of church.

(Thankfully, some sensible Christians are responding to them, and I’ll include their thoughts below, too.) [Read more...]

Vancouver Mayor Issues Darwin Day Proclamation

Gregor Robertson, the mayor of Vancouver, British Columbia, just issued a proclamation declaring February 12th, 2013 International Darwin Day: [Read more...]

An Opportunity for Young Atheists Looking for Public Speaking Experience

The Secular Student Alliance has a new opportunity for smaller and newer affiliates that would like to bring in speakers but don’t necessarily have the funds to do so: The Student Speakers Bureau[Read more...]

Lawrence O’Donnell on the Problems with the Bible

In case you missed it last night, Lawrence O’Donnell hit the Louie Giglio story out of the ballpark while taking down the Bible in the process:

It gets really good at the 1:36 and 6:54 marks. [Read more...]

Jimmy Kimmel Doesn’t Get Atheism

In the latest issue of Rolling Stone, Jonah Weiner writes about comedian and late-night talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel (the story is behind a paywall):

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