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Sarah Silverman Discusses Extremism with Former Westboro Baptist Church Member

I loved this line: "Extremists generally are not psychopaths. They’re psychologically normal people who’ve been persuaded by bad ideas."

Jim Bakker: Critics Who Quote Me Verbatim Will Eventually Have To Answer To God

If Jim Bakker really wanted people to stop mocking him, he should stop saying things worth mocking.

We’ve Hit Our Goal for Queer Disbelief, a Book About LGBTQ Rights and Atheism

Thanks to all the readers who have supported the project so far!You can still pre-order a copy if you haven't done so already.

Josh Duggar Loses Lawsuit Against Magazine That Exposed His Abuse

I’d like to say I hope he’ll learn a lesson from all this, but that may be too much to ask.

Fort Gordon Soldiers Allegedly Forced to Attend Christian Proselytizing Event

The soldiers say they were forced to attend the Christian event. The military says it was voluntary.It's possible that both sides are at least partly accurate.

Religious Right Group Uses Misleading Survey in Johnson Amendment Repeal Efforts

Alliance Defending Freedom is deliberately misleading Congress by using a survey with poorly designed questions, on purpose, to get the results they want to see.

Hundreds Protest New Mexico’s Proposed Creationist-Friendly Science Standards

If these revised science standards are adopted, it would be bad for students, parents, teachers, and the economy.So why are New Mexico Republicans pushing such a bad idea?

Florida Budget Will Include $1 Million for Jewish Schools to Upgrade Security

I hope the Jewish schools get the upgrades they need, but taxpayers shouldn't be funding it.

Survey: Most Americans No Longer Believe You Need God To Be Good

This is the result, I think, of more non-religious people identifying themselves as such whenever it's safe to do so.

Atheists Ask TX School District to Take Down Christian Flag Outside High School

The LaPoynor Independent School District needs to obey the law instead of promoting Christianity.

U.S. House Candidate from FL Once Claimed to Go Up in Alien Spaceship

If she wins the seat, we can fully expect the GOP to put her on the House Science Committee.

Legislator Pre-Files Bill to Declare “Day of Prayer for Kentucky’s Students”

The bill, like the act of prayer itself, won't do anything to actually help students.

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Controversial Case Involving Christian Monument in NM

If the Supreme Court had taken this case, there was a chance that atheists would no longer have the right to sue over a Christian monument on government property.

We Could Stop Sexual Abuse with More Islam, Says Deluded Writer

Religion isn't the solution to sexual abuse.If anything, religion is what keeps people from acting in healthy ways.

Some Vikings Were Likely Muslims and White Supremacists Hate It

If learning new information offends you so much that you have to write off archaeological evidence as fake news, you might have a problem.

“Christian Hogwarts” Teaches Students to Hear God and Perform Miracles

They are learning how to play into their delusions and ignore the real world.

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