Monthly Archive: March 2016

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Teacher in Arkansas Suspended for Showing Passion of the Christ in Class

According to the Arkansas Times, a U.S. History teacher at Wilbur Mills High School in Little Rock, AR has been suspended for showing The Passion of the Christ in his classroom, for including a study guide (see image below) that blatantly evangelizes, and for going off on a racially and politically offensive rant in class which a student recorded...

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6 Ways Humanist Funerals Are Transforming Contemporary Spirituality | Sojourners

As a mortician, I’ve been involved in a variety of funerals. As a religious person, I view them from a unique perspective — how we care for the body, and how this intertwines with one’s personal faith.http://bit.ly/21UZTCY

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You probably know a Quiverfull family — this anti-women Christian cult is everywhere

There’s been some speculation recently about whether the Willis Family, the musically-talented mega-family of 14 featured on TLC’s creatively-titled reality TV show, “The Willis Family,” follows the Quiverfull movement.http://bit.ly/21UWiEX

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe vetoes religious freedom bill

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday vetoed a religious freedom bill that critics said would have allowed anti-LGBT discrimination.http://bit.ly/1UFtFwR

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Unitarian Universalist Association Betrays Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics

Last week the Unitarian Universalist Association – the national organization which represents all Unitarian Universalist churches in the USA, some of which are Humanist congregations, and many of which include significant numbers of Humanists – renewed ties with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), praising the recent changes they have made to policies regarding gay boy scouts and scout...

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Should Students be Taught to Spot Logical Fallacies? | Intellectual Takeout

It would certainly come in handy during the political season…http://bit.ly/1on1ZhU

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Tennessee House Bill Would Let Therapists Refuse to Treat Atheists, Gay People, and Other Sinners

Is this what being a Christian is all about now?http://bit.ly/1UD7irR

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The Rising Number of Non-Religious, Atheist, and Agnostic Homeschool Families – The Atlantic

Non-religious families often find it difficult to educate their children without relying on conservative Christian curricula and communities.http://theatln.tc/1MBdU70

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Ted Cruz Just Gave an Unbelievably Hypocritical Answer to a Question About Church/State Separation

Cruz doesn’t give a damn about the First Amendment.http://bit.ly/22No9wE

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Miss. lawmakers pass bill letting churches appoint unaccountable ‘soldiers of God’ as armed security

The Republican-dominated Mississippi state Senate approved a bill on Tuesday allowing churchgoers carry concealed firearms without a permit while also allowing churches to designate and train members to serve as armed security.http://bit.ly/22NlS4w