Vermont Legislature Votes Overwhelmingly in Favor of Gay Marriage

April 07, 2009

Vermont has become the first state to legalize gay marriage through the legislative process. How will the Religious Right react?

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Iowa Supreme Court Overturns Gay Marriage Ban; Junk Science Opposed by CFI Proves Uncompelling

April 03, 2009

The Iowa Supreme Court has overturned a ban on gay marriage, despite "junk science" evidence opposed by CFI.

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Seth McFarlane’s “Family Guy” Embraces Secular Humanism

March 30, 2009

Has Carl Sagan been reincarnated in the form of an alcoholic talking dog?

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Benedict XVI Condoms Explode Over Paris

March 26, 2009

In Paris, condoms bearing the Pope's smiling visage are all the rage.

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2009 Templeton Award goes to physicist/philosopher for proving . . . um, what?

March 17, 2009

The Templeton Foundation awarded Bernard d'Espagnat $1.4 million for speculative musings about science and religion.

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Egypt and Pakistan Push UN Resolution on “Anti-Muslim” Speech

March 16, 2009

Egypt and Pakistan are moving in on a UN Human Rights Council resolution that would block criticism of Islam.

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Afghan Court Upholds Student Journalist’s 20-Year Sentence for Blasphemy

March 12, 2009

The Afghan Supreme Court has upheld a 20-year sentence for the "crime" of blasphemy.

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Virginia GOP Chair Insults Darwin on his Birthday

February 20, 2009

Virginia GOP Chair Jeff Frederick accused Darwin of racism . . . even though the Darwins were a family of ardent abolitionists.

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Ultra-Religionists Around the World Oppose Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2009

Religious extremists across the globe want to ban Valentine's Day. Secularists ought to claim it.

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CFI Releases Position Paper Criticizing Faith-Based Initiatives

February 08, 2009

CFI released a position paper criticizing government funding of faith-based programs that President Obama has pledged to expand.

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