Readers, you may have recently noticed on my sidebar a plea to help to Brooklyn-based filmmakers, Lana Wilson and Martha Shane, raise funds for their documentary "Trust Women," which takes a look at Dr. LeRoy Carhart and Dr. Warren Hern, two of the last physicians in the country who continue to perform late-term abortions. Whether they realize it or not, the directors are documenting the tale of two American doctors who stand up to terrorism everyday. I had the chance… Continue
Added by Billy Deaton on May 22, 2010 at 6:04pm —
As can be demonstrated throughout history, religions do all they canto insert themselves into aspects of people's lives in which they have no business. "Good parents" bring their children to church; How many catholic hospitals are there around the U.S.?, How many religious schools?
Hey AN. Here's a blog post I wrote about prayer in governments. Please feel free to visit Good Reason News for more.
I don't think I'm generalizing here to say that many religious folk (and indifferent people) are blind to how absorbed in religion our government is. There's been plenty of press lately involving… Continue
Added by Billy Deaton on October 22, 2009 at 5:30pm —
There's been a lot of discussion about Maher's winning the award, and this almost immediate vaccine comment which caused many atheists to cringe. I wrote a little about why I think he deserves the award anyway on my blog.
Hey AN: I know you've all read enough about blasphemy day, but consider this post the transition from that back into church/state issues. Please visit me at Good Reason News too and leave a comment if you like. Thanks.
By now, anyone reading this site should be familiar with… Continue
AN: Please check this out at Good Reason News, where there's also a short video you can watch. Thanks, Billy.
It should come as no surprise to my frequent readers that I don't believe anyone can see the future. (puts on southern preacher voice) But, folks, would you believe I done seen right thar into that dar don future over yonder?
About five weeks ago on The Atheist Experience a caller said he was a young atheist going to a religious camp, which he had attended for many years as a believer. Now that he's an atheist, but in the closet about it, he's decided to… Continue
AN: I wrote an advertisement for the religious plea in the voice of a lawyer or something. My cynicism glad was about to burst, so I had to write this. Of course, it can also be read and commented upon at Good reason News.
Have you committed a crime, but now the courts want to punish you? How dare they!? Maybe it's time… Continue
AN: Please feel free to visit me at Good Reason News where you can find more pics and stuff that I don't post here.
(AP) – LES COMBES, Italy — Pope Benedict XVI said Wednesday that his guardian angel was clearly acting "on superior orders" when he let the pontiff fall and break his wrist this month. The 82-year-old pope said in a lighthearted tone that: "Perhaps…
AN: I've responded to a piece in a Wisconsin area newspaper, please let me know what you think. By the way, you can also read this at Good Reason News where you can also fine an adorable puppy dressed as the pope.
This is a little out of character for this blog, but this guy from the New American, whatever that is, really needed a logical spanking. You can see several of my posts in the comments there, but I warn you, someone on there… Continue
AN: I'm posting this here, but I encourage you to visit the blog because the conversation in the comments was so interesting and emotional. One of the victim's friends found my blog and wanted to give some input. "It all seemed so harmless," she said.
Readers: It's been brought to my attention that some of the details…Continue
Added by Billy Deaton on July 13, 2009 at 4:35pm —