Monthly Archives: April 2014

Acrimony is not action

by | April 30, 2014

I’m not much of a sports fan… fortunately when I go to atheist meetups the subject rarely comes up. There is one guy who regularly brings the subject up, but he’s not obnoxious about it and realizes his place in the atheist scheme of things. He’s a good guy. That being said, I have found… Read more »

Motivating Volunteers

by | April 29, 2014

Most of us have volunteered or are volunteering for an organization or organizations, and some of us are in positions where we need to motivate ourselves and the volunteers we work with. Steve Armstrong, who runs the website Paratus Education, recognizes the challenges that volunteers encounter working for non-profit organizations and blogs about them in… Read more »

End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools

by | April 29, 2014

    The Canadian Secular Alliance released the following media advisory: End Public Funding of Alberta’s Evangelical Schools Schools receive government funding while they violate the rights of children CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 29, 2014) – The constitutional rights of students in Alberta’s alternative public schools are being violated through the ban on Gay Straight… Read more »

Parents Call Cops on Kid for Distributing Banned Book

by | April 28, 2014

It’s a travesty that the Meridian district school board in Idaho banned Sherman Alexie’s award winning book, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, because the book includes “reference to masturbation, contains profanity and has been viewed by many as anti-Christian” according to the Idaho Statesman paper. Thank goodness Brady Kissel, a Mountain View High School student, protested the… Read more »