Tag Archives: kentucky

Kentucky Judge Refuses To Marry Atheists

A county judge in Kentucky refuses to marry atheists. In an egregious violation of the U.S. Constitution, Trigg County Judge Hollis Alexander refused to […]

Bible Class At Public School In Kentucky: What Could Go Wrong? | Americans United

Recently, Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin signed into law HB 128, which allows public schools to offer a Bible class as an elective. What could possibly go wrong? Here at Americans United, we have two main concerns.

Book Review: The Secular Activist

When Kentucky’s tourism board approved an $18 million tax incentive for Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter theme park and exhibit, many gawked. None more than Dan Arel, author of Parenting Without God and creator of the Danthropology blog on Patheos, who became the self-proclaimed “go-to guy” on […]

Why Do We Believe Photographs Capture Souls?

A Kentucky photograph appears to show a soul leaving a body. Why do our brains assign blurs with metaphysical meaning?

Kentucky Legislation Allows Discrimination Against Interracial Couples

Theocracy Alert: New legislation in Kentucky would allow those with “sincerely held religious beliefs” to discriminate against atheists.

Kentucky Legislature Approves Bible Class In Public Schools

On March 10, the Kentucky Education Committee unanimously passed a bill that would allow educators to teach Bi…

Kentucky man dies from snake bite at church service – CBS News

Police say 60-year-old was bitten on his left arm and refused medical treatment.

Teaching human evolution at the University of Kentucky: There are some students I’ll never reach.

This essay is adapted from a piece originally printed in the March/April 2015 issue of Orion. Request a free trial issue of Orion here. To teach evolution at the University of Kentucky is to teach at an institution steeped in the history of defending evolution education. The first effort to pass an anti-evolution law…