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Roy Moore, the Christian Judge Twice Removed from Alabama’s Supreme Court, Will Run for Senate

I didn't think it was possible for Jeff Sessions to be replaced by someone whose views are even more despicable than his, but leave it to Alabama to find a way.

Saudi Arabian Supreme Court Denies Appeal for Man Sentenced to Death for Apostasy

Ahmad Al Shamri, a Saudi Arabian man who allegedly "renounced Islam and the Prophet Mohammed" on social media and was sentenced to death for apostasy had his appeal dismissed by the nation's Supreme Court. That effectively means he'll die for the "crime" of challenging Islam in the Muslim theocracy.

Bill Nye’s Patronizing, Preachy Netflix Show Limps From Awkwardness to Embarrassment

Have you watched Bill Nye Saves the World? If you're like me, you want those hours back.

Do Right-Wing Christians Want People to Be Destitute?

They know that slashing the safety net will plunge millions into poverty - and they're counting on it.

A Christian “University” Has Instituted an Absurd, Extreme New Policy to Keep Students “Pure”

A proposed policy change at Cedarville University, a Christian school in Ohio, is so absurd, you have to wonder how any of their students function in the real world after graduation.

Army Secretary Nominee Mark Green: I’m Not a Bigot Just Because I Routinely Say Bigoted Things

Mark Green told a Tea Party gathering that he agreed with psychiatrists that "transgender is a disease." (Psychiatrists don't say that at all.)And now he's mad that people keep quoting him verbatim.

NH State Rep. Robert Fisher, a Republican Atheist, Created Reddit’s Anti-Feminist “Red Pill” Forum

New Hampshire Republican State Rep. Robert Fisher is an atheist.That would be big news... if not for the other revelation that he's also the creator of "The Red Pill," the famously misogynistic subreddit.

Free Expression is Much Broader than the First Amendment

The free expression of ideas (i.e., free speech) is much broader than the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The concept of free expression is not unique to the U.S., did not originate with our Constitution, and is not limited in scope by anything one finds in our Constitution. Show More Summary

The MN Man Whose Truck Was Vandalized With Religious Messages Hasn’t Stopped Promoting Atheism

Remember the Minnesota atheist whose truck was vandalized? Someone had thrown eggs at it and left behind messages like "If you don’t like God, go!” and “Leave.”Well, he just got a new shipment of atheist magnets and he didn't hesitate to put them back on his truck.

Joseph Stone, An American Paramedic Killed In Ukraine, Was An Open Atheist

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.

Atheists Demand Apology from San Antonio Mayor Who Blamed Them for Causing Poverty

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.

Holyoke (MA) City Council Wants to Formally Add Religious Speech to the Starts of Meetings

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."

Televangelist Jim Bakker: Radical Muslims Are Taking Over America (So Buy My Giant Buckets of Food)

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.

Conservative Christians Are Furious That UC Davis is Selling Plan B in a Vending Machine

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.

Christian Shelter Director Ejects Transgender Woman for Wearing Dress: “God Created You as a Man”

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.

What Sort of Weird Mop-Slapping New Church Ritual Is This?

I know I haven't been to church much lately. So maybe you can help me out.Do they do baptisms differently now?

Some Atheists Choose to Be Kind to Others

A couple of the comments on a previous post about social media discourse got me thinking. I know that atheism does not mean anything other than the lack of belief in gods. I also know that atheists suffer from all the same flaws that afflict all humans. Show More Summary

San Antonio Mayor Issues Non-Apology After Blaming Poverty on “Broken People” Who Aren’t Christian

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.

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