Mon, 03/28/2011 - 09:23
This Wednesday, March 30, the U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote on H.R. 471, the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act. This legislation would reauthorize and expand the Washington, D.C. federal private school voucher pilot program, under which millions of U.S. taxpayer dollars are funneled toward private religious schools that preach religious dogma and can discriminate against staff and students.
Atheists and Christians will square off on Monday, April 4, at 7:00 PM, to debate the question "Did Jesus Rise From The Dead?" The debate will take place at Cedar Grove Baptist Church, 2021 Cedar Grove Road, in Leeds, Alabama.
U.S. Rep. Pete Stark (D-CA) announced today the introduction of H. Res. 81, calling for the designation of Feb. 12, 2011, as Darwin Day in order to recognize the work of Charles Darwin and the importance of science in the advancement of humanity.
'We want one law for everybody' -- Sean Faircloth, executive director of Secular Coalition for America
House Representatives have recently introduced a resolution reaffirming "In God We Trust" as the official motto of the United States and supporting and encouraging the public display of the national motto in all public buildings, public schools, and other government institutions. The resolution (H.Con.Res.13) is co-sponsored by Rep. Spencer Bachus (R, AL-6) and was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary on January 26, 2011.