Enfield Graduation Debate Comes To
"I'm an atheist so I don't want
to be forced to go to a religious place to watch my child graduate,"
parent Jennifer Bruyette said at Thursday's meeting. ...
Trouble Brewing for Holy Water
The atheist teacher, Schandra
had been talking to her class about the January earthquake that struck
Haiti, when the discussion turned towards ...
Teachers cleared of sprinkling
water,” now under criminal probe
The South Florida Times
FORT LAUDERDALE — School district
have cleared two teachers of spraying holy water onto an atheist
but now the teachers face new, ...
`Holy water' teachers reinstated
Two Pompano Beach teachers who were
removed from their classrooms after they were accused of sprinkling holy
water onto an atheist colleague have been ...
Taking alternate route
Charleston Post Courier
So what's the difference between an
atheist and a secular humanist? For Herb Silverman, the College of
math professor who established the ...
Free thinkers open up the mind to
Journal and Courier
The group, which started in 2006,
out of an atheist group that met at the Unitarian Universalist Church in
West Lafayette. Barton said the new group ...
Controversial atheism campaign to
The Atheist Bus Campaign last year
more than $22000 to fund the ads, but NZ Bus declined to run them after
receiving a number of complaints from the ...
South to wait for contentious
Otago Daily Times
By Hamish McNeilly on Thu, 10 Jun
Controversial ads promoting atheism will be appearing on billboards in
Auckland, Wellington Christchurch in the ...
BOOKS, FILM, THEATRE, TV, YOU
The presence of the bodyguards is
but better than being dead, says Ali, who has left the religion of her
birth for atheism and simultaneously has ...
An Orwell for our time
As a committed atheist, with no
of a life up in heaven, he has decided to suck the most out of the one
down here. "No doubt alcohol, tobacco and ...
Ali's Nomad urges alternatives to
An atheist herself, she is not
to advancing the idea of a more tolerant, Christian God, one that is
science friendly, human friendly, ...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Islam's brutally
In her first book, Infidel, the
Muslim-turned-atheist described Islam as a vicious tribal creed that
men into brutes and women into ...
Author to tangle once more with God
When he is finished promoting the
the avowed atheist plans to channel Moses and reinterpret the Ten
Call it a sort of sequel to his ...
Stephen Hawking On Religion:
Will Win' (VIDEO)
Huffington Post (blog)
*Even atheism, to it's extreme, is a
forceful assertion the universe is random. -The courageous logical
based on the un-knowable 'meaning of ...
EVOLUTION, CREATIONISM, I.D.
Referee to inherit fired teacher's
The Mount Vernon school board voted
in 2008 to fire Freshwater, saying he taught creationism and intelligent
design, failed to remove religious materials ...
Russia Church wants end to Darwin
The atheist Soviet state, which
in 1991, used Darwin to disprove religious teachings. The theory, which
biologists say gives a verifiable ...
Creationism in Russia?
National Center for Science
Poll data about the acceptance of
in Russia is mixed: a 2005 poll reportedly found 26% of Russians
evolution and 49% accepting ...
Scientists Capture Very Moment
ScienceDaily (June 5, 2010) — By
movies of both the blood and vasculature of zebrafish embryos, each less
than two millimeters long, researchers have been able for the first time
to see the very moment that blood begins to flow...
Tiny Blood Vessels in Brain Spit to
ScienceDaily (June 4, 2010) —
can be a good thing when it comes to blood vessels. Scientists at
University Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered capillaries have
a unique method of expelling debris, such as blood clots, cholesterol or
calcium plaque, that blocks the flow of essential nutrients to brain
NASA Takes to the Air With New
Venture' Research Projects
ScienceDaily (June 4, 2010) —
air quality and Arctic ecosystems are among the research areas to be
during the next five years by new NASA airborne science missions
Astronaut's Eye View: Mars Express
the Red Planet
ScienceDaily (June 3, 2010) — A new
video shows what future astronauts would see from their cockpit: Mars
below as they sweep around the Red Planet. Last month, ESA's Mars
snapped images every minute to create a unique video that loops through
a complete orbit of Earth's gorgeous neighbour...
Scientists Create Artificial Mini
ScienceDaily (June 3, 2010) —
researchers have successfully built an electromagnetic absorbing device
for microwave frequencies. The device, made of a thin cylinder
60 concentric rings of metamaterials, is capable of absorbing microwave
radiation, and has been compared to an astrophysical black hole (which,
in space, soaks up matter and light)...
Tidy House, Fitter Body?
ScienceDaily (June 3, 2010) — An
University study that examined the relationship between physical
and a range of variables involving urban residents' homes and
found that the inside of study subjects' homes had more to do with
physical activity levels than the sidewalks, lighting and other elements
First Images of Heavy Electrons in
Characteristics of 'Hidden Order' in Unusual Uranium Compound
ScienceDaily (June 3, 2010) — Using
a microscope designed to image the arrangement and interactions of
in crystals, scientists have captured the first images of electrons that
appear to take on extraordinary mass under certain extreme conditions...
Hubble Catches Stars on the Move:
Signs of Unrest in Massive Star Cluster
ScienceDaily (June 2, 2010) — With
a mass of more than 10 000 suns packed into a volume with a diameter of
a mere three light-years, the massive young star cluster in the nebula
NGC 3603 is one of the most compact stellar clusters in the Milky Way
and an ideal place to test theories for their formation...
SEPARATION CHURCH / STATE
Bachmann's Christian counseling
receives state funds
... through vouchers, this is
unconstitutional,” said Alex Luchenitser, staff attorney for Americans
United for Separation of Church and State. ...
SUU's Mormon-themed ad campaign
Salt Lake Tribune
... a community that is well
to begin with," said Barry Lynn, executive director of Americans United
for Separation of Church and State. ...
Enfield School Board Votes To
Ruling That Bars Graduations At Church
... the district's defense against a
May lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans
for Separation of Church and State. ...
SUU ad generates controversy
St. George Daily Spectrum
While some may make the argument of
legality and separation of church and state, Frank LoMonte Executive
for the Student Press Law Center, ...
Group points to Connecticut ruling
Brookfield Elm Grove Now
The lawsuit was filed in April 2009
by Washington, DC-based Americans United for Separation of Church and
on behalf of unnamed students and parents. ...
Ten Commandments Ban Upheld by
Courthouse News Service
... which ruled that the Ten
displays in McCreary and Pulaski County violated the constitutional
of church and state. ...
Which local officials pray before
The 32-year-old nonprofit Freedom
Religion Foundation promotes separation of church and state. Its
calls themselves free-thinking atheists, ...
Freedom from Religion group files
... organization since 1978 citing
as the nation's largest representation of atheists and agnostics
separation of church and state. ...
San Diego Christian lawyers lose
to be judges
... pack courts with judges who
to a religious agenda, threatening both the impartiality of the court
and the separation of church and state.
Bibles accidentally go home with
in Shoals public school
... when the stockings were opened,
Bibles were discovered inside, which made it a direct violation of
law and the separation of church and state. ...