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.
Will the #MarchForScience change anything in Washington? Who knows.But at least we'll always have the clever signs.
There can be no religious or cultural exemption for this. The parents had no right to physically harm their girls like that, the doctors never should have complied, and the children have to live with this injustice for the rest of their lives.
What happens when you ask children to describe what God looks like? Much like religion, you get a lot of completely different answers, none of which make any sense.
What's the deepest systemic cause of generational poverty? There's no simple answer to that, of course, but San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor's response wasn't even close.
The book's not out until September 1, but Ray Comfort sent me an advance copy of Banana Man. It's all about his infamous argument about how a banana is the atheist's worst nightmare, and what happened after that video went viral.
Since I was not at all impressed with It Follows, I was eager to take a chance on a film that made practically every "Best Horror of 2016" list, so I watched The Witch. In a word, wow! Even though I thought it was a bit of a stretchShow More Summary
I want you to think about this cartoon every time you hear a prosperity gospel preacher tell his audience that they, too, can be successful if they just do what he says.
It's hard to imagine all of these things happened for other reasons not related to the faith of the owners.
There's a difference between treating the Bible as literature and teaching it as the Word of God. The former is okay and the latter isn't, and there have been a number of times when Christians teaching the course have crossed the line. Lucky for us, one of those teachers bragged about how he plans to cross that line next year.
Groups that work to dismantle science education are the problem, not the solution. The Discovery Institute, much like Answers in Genesis, shouldn't be welcomed as "partners" for tomorrow's March.
It's appalling that some parents would rather keep their kids in the dark about such an important subject, but for those who want their kids to understand the complexities of sex -- and how to be safe -- for whenever that time comes, this is a fantastic way to educate them.
What should happen to a heroic creator when he's too old or ill to keep working?
FFRF says that Go Tell Ministries was invited to Glenda Dawson High School in Pearland -- and several other schools -- to deliver a secular message. The ministry used the opportunity to promote a separate religious event.
Here's an entertaining compilation of atheists on television (or giving lectures) and being as blunt as ever.
If you have kids, you may want to bring them over to watch this video posing four rotation-related riddles and see if they can guess the answers.They're harder than they look.
Comedian Ricarlo Flanagan is very frustrated with religious people who treat every conversation as an opportunity to preach.