The Supreme Court predictably made the least possible decision that they could which continues to move America forward. While it is great that gay rights have moved forward today, the court could have ruled in such a way that would have given equal rights to gays across the country and they didn’t. The fight continues state by state.
Every time there is a natural disaster, I hear some crazy Christian leader talk about how God sent the disaster (or at least didn’t prevent it) because of atheists, gays, the ACLU, or some other group that fundamentalists don’t like. Now it is my turn!
Strictly speaking, atheism is simply a lack of belief in deities. However, being part of the greater community of reason for several years now, I have noticed something. Most active atheists tend to also be humanists… even if they don’t like that term. In this sense there are atheist values.
Republican Todd Akin has gotten himself in a lot of trouble for comments he has made concerning what he calls…