For Independence Day, we're proud ot bring you Eddie Tabash of American's United to speak with us about the Founding Father's views on the Separation of Church and State. If you've ever felt like the Founder's would not approve of our government's actions regarding the entanglement of church and state you can find out some good evidence about what they wrote and said on that topic to make up your own mind.
Special Independence Day Program:
Founding Fathers' Views and Supreme Court Decisions Regarding Separation of State and Church -
An Interview of Edward Tabash, Chair of the National Legal Committee of Americans United for Separation of Church and State, and Chair of the First Amendment Task Force for the Council for Secular Humanism.
In honor of Gay Pride events going on world-wide, Minnesota Atheists are proud to present Wayne Bensen of "Truth Wins Out," an organization which exposes the lies of ex-gay ministries. Next, we bring you Jane Bowman who has researched 515 Minnesota laws which discriminate against gay couples and their families. Minnesota Atheists strongly support those fighting for equal rights.
WAYNE BESEN, FOUNDING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF "TRUTH WINS OUT" AND AUTHOR OF "ANYTHING BUT STRAIGHT"
Michael Estes and Steve Petersen talk in our first half hour about African American Freethinkers throughout history, such as Ella Baker, W.E.B.Du Bois and A. Philip Randolph. Next, we have Eric Harmon talking with Michael Estes about how religion affects the African American community.
MICHAEL ESTES DISCUSSES “AFRICAN AMERICAN FREETHINKERS IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT.”
MICHAEL ESTES AND ERIC HARMON DISCUSS “THE AFFECTS OF RELIGION IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY.”
Be sure to check out Evolution 2008 at the University of Minnesota this year from June 20-24. If you need convincing, just listen to Mark Borrello, Assistant Professor in History of Science at the University of Minnesota speak with Minnesota Atheists Member Lynn Fellman. Author George Erickson steps in to speak with Grant Steves about his book, "Back to the Barrens." Enjoy, and Happy Father's Day!
MARK BORRELLO, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN HISTORY OF SCIENCE, EVOLUTION 2008 CONFERENCE AT U OF MN
• For a signed copy of "Back to the Barrens," send $18 to George Erickson, 4678 Cedar Island Drive, Eveleth, MN 55734. Mention Minnesota Atheists, and he will rebate the profit to MN Atheists. Email George.