Why Obama should resist the BSAJanuary 14, 2009
President-elect Obama should refrain from becoming honorary president of the discriminatory Boy Scouts of America.
Ben Radford’s Psychic Ability Revealed! 2008 PredictionsJanuary 13, 2009
Benjamin Radford reveals the predictions he made for 2008 in 2007, revealing a stunning 90% success rate.
Defendants File Answers in Newdow Inauguration LawsuitJanuary 11, 2009
Another update on Newdow v. Roberts , Michael Newdow’s lawsuit challenging the use of prayer and the addition of the words "so help me God" at the Presidential Inauguration ( see my prior post ): both the Presidential Inauguration Committee and the federal officials named the lawsuit have filed answers to Newdow’s complaint. …
Mississippi Bill Targets Biology BooksJanuary 10, 2009
Last week the Mississippi state legislature took up an anti-evolution bill that would require the State Board of Education to place disclaimer stickers in every textbook that discusses evolution. House Bill No. 25 , introduced by state representative Gary Chism, sets forth a lengthy required disclaimer that states, in part: "This textbook discusses evolution, …
State Attorneys General Oppose Challenge to Inauguration CeremonyJanuary 9, 2009
An update on the recently-filed lawsuit challenging the use of prayer and the addition of the words "so help me God" at this month’s Presidential Inauguration: yesterday all 50 state Attorneys General, led by Texas AG Greg Abbott and joined by the AG for the Virgin Islands, filed an amicus (friend-of-the-court) brief defending …
A Spirited MisunderstandingJanuary 9, 2009
Misunderstanding of the word “spiritual” may compromise the care well-meaning nurses provide to nonreligious patients.
“Miraculous Elián” Returns?January 9, 2009
The controversy over Elián Gonzáles–who was once deemed miraculous–is to resume during attorney general confirmation hearings.
What Does A Commitment to Gender Equality Imply?January 7, 2009
Is there a humanist position on affirmative action? Pornography? If so, what is it?
Africa Needs More Human-Centered Thought and ActivismJanuary 7, 2009
Norm R. Allen Jr. responds to the idea that missionary work and Christianity are essentially benign.