By Vic Tanner
On 08 December 2009, Representative Henry Brown (R-SC) introduced H Rev. 951, a resolution to protect the "symbols and traditions of Christmas". The text of the resolution is as follows:
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the symbols and traditions of Christmas should be protected for use by those who celebrate Christmas.
Read more: Congressman wants Christmas "Protected"
By Chelsea Miller
Thank you so much for choosing The Bridge to be the recipients of the items gathered at winter solstice donation drive, which we received on December 20, 2009.
Read more: A Message of Thanks from The Bridge for Youth
By James Zimmerman
Eternal Earth-Bound Pets, USA is the country’s first post-Rapture pet rescue internet business. Launched in July 2009 by Brad from Minnesota, and Bart Centre of New Hampshire, the business offers Christian believers in the Rapture a guarantee that if the Rapture occurs and they are called to Jesus, their pets will be rescued and adopted by pet-loving atheists.
Read more: Local Atheist Plans for the Rapture
Minnesota Atheists’ Treasurer Andy Flamm wrote the following letter to the St. Paul Pioneer Press, which was published in their December 23rd edition. –ed.
Read more: Inclusive Celebration?
David Niose, the recently elected president of the American Humanist Association, gave the feature presentation of the November 15 meeting at the Ridgedale Library. Niose argued that John Dewey’s writings in the early twentieth Century were an important advance for American humanism, and are largely overlooked today. The lively discussion that followed showed that many in the audience were already familiar with Dewey’s writings. Niose’s appearance drew a large turnout from members of the Humanists of Minnesota.
Read more: The November MNA Meeting