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Joseph Stone, a 36-year-old paramedic, was killed over the weekend in a landmine blast while doing government work in the Ukraine.And he did it without thinking he'd be rewarded in the afterlife for his sacrifice.
Either San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor is choosing not to apologize, or she still thinks "not being in a relationship" with her Creator is a root cause of generational poverty. Both options make her unqualified for the position she wants to hold.
The city of Holyoke, Massachusetts may soon see a city council tradition codified into a rule. If Council President Kevin A. Jourdain gets his way, all meetings from here on out will open with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by a mindless recitation of the phrase "God Bless America, God Bless the city of Holyoke and all its citizens and God Bless the City Council."
Hey, Christians in America! ISIS is coming after you, and the only solution is to buy giant buckets of televangelist Jim Bakker's food. Obviously.
The morning-after pill is now available in a vending machine on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and conservative Christians are (as usual) furious because they think this will make students even more promiscuous.
Isabella Red Cloud, a Two Spirit transgender woman from Sioux Falls (South Dakota), was ejected from Union Gospel Mission (a Christian shelter) over the weekend for wearing a dress. Just like Jesus commanded.
I know I haven't been to church much lately. So maybe you can help me out.Do they do baptisms differently now?
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor recently said "broken people" were at least partly responsible for generational poverty. After receiving a ton of backlash, she's issued a statement attempting to clarify her remarks.The statement is worse than her original comments.
For anyone near Knoxville, I'll be giving a talk next Sunday at Pellissippi State Community College all about the changing demographics of atheism and what that means for our future.
Televangelist and author Joyce Meyer knew she never earned a Ph.D. and yet she was more than happy to lie about it on her website for a long time. What does that say about her faith-based ethics?
Yameen Rasheed, a blogger critical of radical Islam, lived in the Maldives, an island nation and tourism magnet. On Sunday, he was brutally murdered, continuing a pattern of South Asian religious critics being killed for their sacrilegious ideas.
A West Virginia school district has been offering classes on the Bible for 75 years at the elementary and middle school levels... but rather than teach the Bible as literature, which might be problematic on its own, they're preaching it as if the kids were in Sunday School. Atheists are suing the District to put a stop to the curriculum.
Ken Ham was on an early morning Twitter tirade today, pushing back against atheists with his usual blend of ignorance and foot-in-mouth disease. This time, he was responding to the atheist argument that we're willing to follow the evidence wherever it leads.
Jennifer Chamberlin told the Bremerton City Council: "I invite you to use your charge and your privilege in a way that honors not only the voices of those you hear from your constituents but also the voices you know are silenced by fear."
John Oliver took a closer look at Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, two people who hold top positions in the Oval Office... yet whose accomplishments and qualifications deserve further inspection.
Why did Arizona Republicans oppose an atheist invocation delivered by State Rep. Athena Salman?We discussed that question and more in our latest podcast.
In Wales, where prayer is a routine part of the school day, two students have launched a petition urging the Welsh government to do away with the religious ritual.
In case you missed the March for Science in Washington, D.C. yesterday -- or if you were there but couldn't get close enough to the action -- here's video of the main event.
Creationist Ken Ham went on a rant this morning about the #MarchForScience and how the participants just don't get it.
The hashtag #ThingsOnlyChristianWomenHear offers a disturbing account of how evangelical Christianity sees women.They're not considered leaders, but background broodmares who are only as good as the husbands they support, the children they pop out, and the words they don't say.