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Lexi is 9. She wrote her parents a little note: Dear “Tooth Fairy”: I don’t believe in the tooth fairy Any more. I know it’s you who gets the money and puts it under my pillow, mom and dad. I’m sorry if this is hard for you, but I am 9 now. (P.S) – I [Read More...]


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Ignorant Christian Parent Furious Because His Son’s School Tried to Educate Students About Islam

It should go without saying that students need a working knowledge of the world’s major religions to understand the motivations of billions of people and the source of who-knows-how-many conflicts. That’s why the Revere Public Schools in Massachusetts make sure they teach about Christianity and Islam and other faiths.

So why is a parent in the district furious?

Because a history textbook said that Muslims believe there is no God but Allah. Which is true. And that, of course, means his son is being indoctrinated into Islam:



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This is How Much Damage Anti-Vaxxers Have Caused Around the World

Are you having a good day today? Let’s fix that.

The Council on Foreign Relations has put together a map showing where all the vaccine-preventable diseases are all over the world. The fact that there are large circles *anywhere* should be horrifying.

Whooping cough, people. Whooping cough.

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Alabama School District: We Totally Want to Keep Christian Prayers Before Football Games, but the Law Says We Can’t

It’s hard to believe that some public high schools still have explicitly Christian prayers before football games… and even harder to believe that no one has the knowledge or courage to report it.

But that’s what was happening in Alabama’s Piedmont City School District until the Freedom From Religion Foundation stepped in this past March:

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Editor at Charisma News Thinks “Atheists” Are Trying to “Stir Up Witches” Against Her

Over at Charisma News, editor Jennifer LeClaire (whom we met previously here and here) outdoes herself with a piece entitled “When Atheists Try to Stir Up Witches Against You.”



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