Atheists Take to the Streets
Inside Costa Rica - San Jose,Costa Rica
By Diego Cevallos MEXICO CITY (IPS) - Atheists who have built up a virtual
community over the last decade will hold the "First Global Atheist March
for a ...
Uniform Fight Back Against Religious Radicals in the Ranks
North Star Writers Group - Grand Rapids,MI,USA
US Army medic Dustin Chalker, a decorated Iraq combat veteran and atheist, last
week sued the US Department of Defense and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, ..
California prison officials over drug treatment program
Sacramento Bee - CA, USA
By Denny Walsh - firstname.lastname@example.org
A Shasta County atheist sued top state corrections officials Monday, claiming
that his constitutional rights were ...
Family In Texas Is Challenging The Neutrality Of A 'Moment ...
DigitalJournal.com - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
This time, its round 2 by a family of Atheists. Created to allow all
individuals an opportunity to do what it is they want to do, quietly, ...
Ask an atheist!
The quick answer is, yes, science and religion oppose each other. I suppose I
differ from some of my colleagues and a lot of scientists who continuously say
FILM, THEATRE, TV, YOU TUBE
The Darwin Awards 4: $3.99 at Amazon
WalletPop - VA,USA
Filled with more than 100 new tales of evolution in action, plus science essays
and a parody research paper supporting Intelligent Design, The Darwin Awards
Bill Maher vs. the "talking snake"
Salon - USA
(As Maher says in our interview, he doesn't call himself either an atheist or
an agnostic, although the latter term seems to fit.) It's also arguably true
Are You There, God? It's Me, Mockey
See Magazine - Edmonton,AB,Canada
To which director Larry Charles might add, if you want to make an atheist
laugh, show him Religulous. In Religulous, Charles follows comedian Bill Maher
Creationist offers prize for fossil proof of evolution
Independent - London,England,UK
If he sees a fossil crab, he says, 'It looks just like a regular crab, there's
no evolution,'" Dr Padian said. "Extinction does not seem to bother
Texas scientists defend teaching of evolution in public schools
KVUE - Austin,TX,USA
Scientists worry this would water down classroom teaching of evolution.
"Texas public schools should be preparing our kids to success in the 21st
Local professors back evolution curriculum
Abilene Reporter-News - Abilene,TX,USA
Those who endorsed the statement also agreed that evolution is an easily
observable phenomenon that has been documented beyond reasonable doubt. ...
Science teacher's hearing to begin
Columbus Dispatch - Columbus,OH,USA
He also says the school board's allegations that he taught creationism and
intelligent design and sought to discredit evolution are not true. ...
Parents Say Teacher Espoused Creationism
Berkeley Daily Planet - Berkeley,CA,USA
A group of Jefferson parents, concerned that the teacher's alleged actions
violated their civil liberties and the separation of church and state, ...
Mysterious Snippets of DNA Withstand Eons of Evolution, Stanford ...
MarketWatch - USA
In fact, these so-called "ultraconserved" regions are about 300 times
less likely than other regions of the genome to be lost during mammalian
and modern humans—a key to understanding human evolution
World Socialist Web Site - Oak Park,MI,USA
Furthermore, these results support the view that human evolution has been
characterized by numerous branches and many dead ends. If true, then modern
Rates of Molecular Evolution Are Linked to Life History in ...
Science Magazine (subscription) - USA
Variable rates of molecular evolution have been documented across the tree of
life, but the cause of this observed variation within and among clades remains
Learning From Mistakes Only Works After Age 12, Study Suggests
ScienceDaily (Sep. 27, 2008) — Eight-year-old children have
a radically different learning strategy from twelve-year-olds and adults.
Eight-year-olds learn primarily from positive feedback ('Well done!'), whereas
negative feedback ('Got it wrong this time') scarcely causes any alarm bells to
Personality Can Hamper Physician's Assessment Of Depression
ScienceDaily (Sep. 27, 2008) — A physician's personality can
affect practice behavior in inquiries about patient mood symptoms and the
diagnosis of depression, according to a study led by University of Rochester
Medical Center researchers…
Diffusion Caused Jupiter's Red Spot Junior To Color Up
ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2008) — A study has given new
insights into why Oval BA, a giant anticyclone on Jupiter also known as Red
Spot Junior, suddenly turned from white to red in a period of just a few months…
Oldest Known Rocks On Earth Discovered: 4.28 Billion Years Old
ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2008) — The discovery of rocks as old
as 4.28 billion years pushes back age of most ancient remnant of Earth's crust
by 300 million years…
Bats Pick Up Rustling Sounds Against Highway Background Noise
ScienceDaily (Sep. 26, 2008) — When bats go hunting by
listening for faint rustling sounds made by their quarry on a quiet night they
don't have any problems. But what happens when a bat goes foraging next to a
noisy highway? Can they still hear the faint sounds…
Global Solar Wind Plasma Output At 50-Year Low, Ulysses Spacecraft
ScienceDaily (Sep. 25, 2008) — Data from the Ulysses
spacecraft, a joint NASA-European Space Agency mission, show the sun has
reduced its output of solar wind to the lowest levels since accurate readings
became available. The sun's current state could reduce the natural shielding
that envelops our solar system…
New, More Sensitive Nanotechnology Test For Chemical DNA Modifications
ScienceDaily (Sep. 24, 2008) — Researchers at The Johns
Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore have developed a novel test
to screen for chemical modifications to DNA known as methylation. The
technology potentially could be used both for early cancer diagnoses and for
assessing patients' response to cancer therapies…
SEPARATION CHURCH /
as some pastors plan to talk politics
Toledo Blade - Toledo,OH,USA
Barry Lynn, a United Church of Christ minister and executive director of Americans
United for Separation of Church and State, is a leader of the opposition ..
Pastor, and I Approved This Ad
New York Times - United States
The tax code mandate they are challenging has protected the separation of
church and state by denying tax deductions for contributions to charitable ..
WELCOME, OPPOSE ELECTIONEERING SERMONS
Los Angeles Chronicle - CA, USA
An Atheist civil rights group announced today that while it opposed a
"Pulpit Initiative" by churches to openly endorse political
candidates, the effort may ...
Warroad pastor endorses McCain from pulpit
Grand Forks Herald - Grand Forks,ND,USA
Americans United for Separation of Church and State have tried to stop Booth
and the others preaching politics from the pulpit, lobbying to the Internal ...
Churches planning to protest IRS rule
The News Herald - Panama City,FL,USA
The group aims to challenge the concept of the separation of church and state,
specifically as it pertains to the federal government's laws against mixing ...
political endorsements draw complaints
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
But Washington-based Americans United for Separation of Church and State didn't
wait for that: The group filed complaints Monday with the IRS about six ...
Debate erupts over proposal to teach creationism in Brunswick schools
StarNewsOnline.com - Wilmington,NC,USA
.. school board's desire to teach creationism alongside evolution in the
classroom – which many consider a violation of the separation of church and
Church-State Queries For The Goose And The Gander
On Faith - Washington,DC,USA
Because Biden has a long record of votes on issues germane to the separation of
church and state, I am more interested in Palin's answers. ...
Marriage Equality in Peril
In These Times - Chicago,IL,USA
.. Mormon churches are spreading their message through the pulpits," says
Joseph Conn, a spokesman of Americans United for Separation of Church and
San Leandro school can't ban church's flyers
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Didn't such a flyer violate the constitutionally required separation of church
and state? Wasn't it illegal to distribute religious materials in a public ...
Provoking the IRS, Preachers Address The Bully Pulpit
Wall Street Journal - USA
In the process, they hope to clarify for clergy around the country just what
the rules are regarding the "separation of church and state. ...
OC church targeted in complaints to IRS
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
A group for separation of church and state files against seven parishes,
including First Southern Baptist of Buena Park, after pastors endorsed