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Donald Trump’s Secretary of Education Pick Said the Goal of Reform Was to “Advance God’s Kingdom”

We already know Donald Trump's nominee for the Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos is a disaster for church/state separation. We're now learning that her goal in the world of education is to "advance God's Kingdom," according to comments she made several years ago at a gathering of Christian leaders.

“Santa vs. Jesus”: A Blasphemous Card Game for the Whole Family

Just in time for the holidays, you can buy this wonderful Santa vs. Jesus game. Bring it to the family Christmas party. Because you know you were going to get kicked out of there at some point anyway.

How to Make the Most of Christmas When You’re An Atheist Parent

As an atheist parent, what should you do to make the most of Christmas, especially if you're spending the holidays around your religious relatives? Steph Montgomery, writing for Romper, has some excellent advice.

These Mormon Temple “Date Nights” Leave a Lot to Be Desired…

NewNameNoah just posted a video of a rarely seen Mormon Temple "date night." It's the sort of thing that married couples attend once a week if they so choose. If anyone can tell me why people attend this event, I would really appreciate it...

President Obama Says at Tree Lighting Event That Believers and Non-Believers Honor the Golden Rule

As President Obama celebrated his eighth and final Christmas Tree lighting at the White House yesterday, he gave a welcome shout-out to non-believers -- as well as people of various religious faiths.

Air Force Academy Football Coach Accused of Using His Title to Illegally Promote Christianity

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation says that one of the coaches of the Air Force Academy's football team, Steed Lobotzke, is using his Twitter account to illegally proselytize.

Satanists Say Texas Rule Requiring Funerals for Aborted Fetuses “Violates Their Religious Beliefs”

Texas will soon adopt new rules requiring abortion facilities to go through the medically unnecessary step of cremating or burying all fetal remains, but The Satanic Temple says its members will not comply with the rule because it goes against their religious belief in the "inviolability of one’s body."

This Must Be Why People Think Atheists Are Arrogant

This young man is a little too confident in himself... in the freakiest kind of way.

Fox is Developing a TV Show Starring the Liberal Redneck

Here's some exciting news: Trae Crowder, a.k.a. the Liberal Redneck, just signed a deal to develop a TV show for Fox:

Atheists Seek to Dismiss Dr. Richard Carrier’s Defamation Lawsuit on Technicalities

In September, Dr. Richard Carrier filed a lawsuit against multiple atheists, their blogging networks, and an atheist conference on charges of defamation, interference with his business, and emotional distress. They stemmed from posts...Show More Summary

Saudi Woman Faces Threats of Execution for Going Out to Breakfast Without Fully Covering Herself

Earlier this week, a photographer posted a picture on Twitter of a woman going to eat breakfast. She was dressed fashionably, with a long jacket, long skirt, and sunglasses.The problem is that this was Saudi Arabia, and she wasn't covering her face and hair.

Irony Alert: Pseudo-Historian David Barton Says People Caught in Lies Should Correct Their Mistakes

Christian pseudo-historian David Barton, who lies with damn near every sentence, just called out Bill O'Reilly for lying in his history books. And with that, irony meters everywhere exploded all at once. The post Irony Alert: Pseudo-Historian David Barton Says People Caught in Lies Should Correct Their Mistakes appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Pennsylvania City Agrees to Replace Veterans Memorial Bench That Denigrates Atheists

A city bench that insulted atheists will finally be removed and replaced with one that honors all veterans, regardless of their religious views. The post Pennsylvania City Agrees to Replace Veterans Memorial Bench That Denigrates Atheists appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Donald Trump’s Pick for Health And Human Services Secretary Belongs to a Sham Medical Organization

On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced that he'd picked Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services, and boy is this one ever a beaut! The post Donald Trump’s Pick for Health And Human Services Secretary Belongs to a Sham Medical Organization appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Atheists Erect “There Are No Gods” Sign and Secular Nativity Scene in Wisconsin Capitol Building

A sign next to the display urges people not to steal. The post Atheists Erect “There Are No Gods” Sign and Secular Nativity Scene in Wisconsin Capitol Building appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Here’s How the Major Disciplines of Physics Are All Connected to Each Other

The neat thing about science is that everything we learn turns out to be interconnected. The more we discover, the better all the pieces appear to fit together. The post Here’s How the Major Disciplines of Physics Are All Connected to Each Other appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Religion Is Not Just a Language

It's so much more than that, and it's frightening. The post Religion Is Not Just a Language appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

Near Death Experiences Must Be God’s Pet Peeve

Why die when there's good money to be made by living? The post Near Death Experiences Must Be God’s Pet Peeve appeared first on Friendly Atheist.

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