Sometimes school administrators are actually grateful to be made aware of legal violations so they can fix them. When those administrators receive a notice from the FFRF, they actually work with the FFRF to make sure the law isn’t being broken. Then religious clubs can still meet, students can still carry their bibles and enjoy [Read More…]
FFRF success: administrator at Hawaii public school makes the right call on church/state separation.
David Alameel, the Democratic candidate for US Senate that lost miserably to incumbent Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), said at an election watch party last week that Texas’ blacks and Latinos are “all devout Christians.” Posted on his campaign website, Dr. David Alameel, a dentist by trade and now dentist mogul, called for “an uprising in [Read More…]
In Saudi Arabia a gay man has been arrested and sentenced to three years in jail for being gay on the internet: Manama: A court in eastern Saudi Arabia has sentenced a homosexual man to three years in jail for engaging in “immoral acts”. The man, in his 30s, was also ordered to pay a [Read More…]
I swear to FSM, I wish Obama would come out in support of breathing so the GOP would all pass out from constantly holding their breath. Yesterday the President announced his support for net neutrality. Ted Cruz responded by throwing in his two cents on a subject he clearly has literally no clue about: That’s [Read More…]
I’ve promised myself that I will eat something after writing this post. I had made quite a bit of progress. I still hated my body, but I had gotten my brain to a point where I was experiencing happiness at keeping my weight constant. But a few triggering events this past week sapped my will [Read More…]
The other day I wrote about a developing situation in Brevard County down in Florida. The atheists want to give an invocation and were denied by the County Commission. Many organizations sent them letters along the lines of “Don’t break the law or you’ll get to pay our legal fees.” The Commission was unimpressed. In [Read More…]
Scholar who challenged the soundness of the death penalty for apostasy is now under threat of death constantly.
Abdisaid Abdi Ismail, a scholar of Islam, has written a book with a very simple premise: Abdisaid Abdi Ismail’s book, “The Rule of Apostasy In Islam: Is it True?” was published in Kenya in September. In the book he argues that, despite being explicitly called for in Islamic holy texts, the death penalty may not [Read More…]
For my brother, one of my best friends, my grandfather (who I recently learned was probably an atheist), and all the other veterans out there, thank you. While I may not always agree with the military actions of the government, I will always appreciate the sweat and sacrifice you put in – and I will [Read More…]
Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn (R-02), filed a bill on Monday, the first day legislators could for the upcoming 84th Legislative Session, to keep schools from following the Constitution. The bill, simply titled HB 138, is just a one sentence long addition to Chapter 11 of the Texas Education Code. It reads: The board of trustees of an [Read More…]
The last two American detainees in North Korea have been released and have arrived home safely. This effort took tons of manpower and political maneuvering by the United States, but one of the released detainees knows who should really get the credit: a god who was there for none of the planning and work: Last [Read More…]
A group of men has been terrorizing people in East London. These men have apparently appointed themselves the morality police and are out to make sure there is no hand-holding in “their” part of town. The court earlier heard that last December Horner and the 23-year-old man drove alongside Joshua Bilton and Anna Reddiford in [Read More…]