Category Archives: Facts

Innocents: 21 Years For A False Rape Accusation

Brian Edward Franklin

This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at mommy@godlessmom.com. See my two previous series on the American

Category: Facts, Justice | Tags:

What Atheism Has In Common With Chinese Food

Chinese food

There’s a little Chinese buffet just down the street from me. Every night during the early bird rush, it’s packed to the walls with all the local blue hairs. A sea of white caucasians with their canes and their walkers surges around the hot plates. There is, of course, sweet and sour pork, spring rolls and

Category: Debate, Facts | Tags:

Innocents: Wheat Kings and Pretty Things

David Milgaard wrongful conviction

This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at mommy@godlessmom.com. See my two previous series on the American

9 Things Evolution Is NOT

What evolution is not

So, here’s a thing I discovered: Don’t argue with an evolution denier right before bed. You’ll more than likely wake up with a migraine the size of Ken Ham’s ugly. If you’re wondering, that’s slightly smaller than his stupid, and just a tad bigger than his goofy. In any case, I have an evolution headache

Category: Debate, Facts | Tags: ,

15 Times Atheists Have Been Discriminated Against In North America In The Last 10 Years

Discrimination against atheists

I’ve argued with hundreds of theists by now, who insist discrimination against atheists is not a real thing in the western world. So, I’ve compiled a list for those who still question this, for atheists to use as a reference. Here are 15 instances of atheist discrimination in North America in the last ten years:

Category: Debate, Facts | Tags:

Happy 4th: 18 American Leaders You Might Be Surprised You Agree With

Happy Independence Day, American Heathens! To celebrate your nation’s Independence, I thought I would put together a little surprise for you Yanks. While many of us around the world can tend to be critical of your U.S.A., one thing is undeniable: your secular constitution is the envy of freethinkers everywhere. I know you struggle to

Category: Facts | Tags:

Is There A Difference Between A Secular And An Atheist Society?

Church and state

Satisfying my addiction to Reddit, I was perusing the Debate An Atheist subreddit, when I found a question I actually had never seen or been asked before. This is not a common occurrence amidst the chorus of “What if you’re wrong?”s and “Why do you hate God?”s. Usually, I login to Reddit, pop on over to

Category: Debate, Facts | Tags:

And So Today We Mourn For #Brussels

Martha Carrier

There was this woman named Martha back in colonial New England. She lived in the 1600s in Andover, Massachusetts. In fact, her father had been one of the town’s founders. Life was tough in the colonies, especially so for an independent-minded woman like Martha. Her entire life, she went against the grain, having children out

Category: Current Events, Facts | Tags: ,

7 Misconceptions About Christian Missionaries

Christian Missionaries

A lot of people mistakenly conflate the phrase, “missionary work” with “charity work”. Apologists like to point to religious missionaries and congratulate them on all the wonderful work they’re doing, while missionaries themselves walk around with an inflated ego thinking they’re doing the most selfless, kind work possible. None of this is true. While many

Category: Debate, Facts, Jeebots | Tags:

Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Nephew Rap a Response To Flat Earther #ThingsYouCantMiss

Tyson - Flat to Fact

So, I’m a middle-aged Canadian mom and I don’t know who B.o.B is. For me, rap is still Andre3000 inquiring as to what could possibly be cooler than being cool. Apparently, though, this B.o.B fella is a flat earther and a holocaust denier. Yes. In 2016. Twenty. Sixteen. At some point you Americans ought to think

Category: Debate, Facts | Tags: