Monthly Archive: May 2012

May 03 2012

Controversy comes with the new Secular Coalition for America Executive Director

After Sean Faircloth left the Secular Coalition for America to take a position with the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science, ┬áthe SCA had to search for a new executive director. Their choice was Edwina Rogers, a Republican strategist who had previously worked with George W. Bush and Trent Lott. That shuffling sound you …

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May 01 2012

“Do women have too many rights?”


How I wish that question was abruptly followed by laughter or “NO.” But alas, it’s not. It’s a title of a talk being given here at the University of Washington on Thursday by anti-choicer Abby Johnson. Yes, I do choose. I choose the answer “No.” I choose putting a woman’s right to control decisions about …

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May 01 2012

The secret to getting a flood of angry Christian tweets


No, it’s not to spend years blogging about atheism, giving talks about how fucked up religion is, or helping run atheist organizations. It’s to get retweeted by Dan Savage. I know not all of you follow me on twitter, so I thought I’d share the highlights. Dan retweets someone: I make a quip, which Dan …

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